• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 110

    A WRIGGLE-WORK ENGRAVED PEWTER DISH

    DUTCH OR ENGLISH, MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A WRIGGLE-WORK ENGRAVED PEWTER DISH
    DUTCH OR ENGLISH, MID 18TH CENTURY
    With a row of hallmarks to rim by the maker MC or MG (O.P.5627) in English style and the ownership initials 'J.V.' and two indistinct touch marks adverso
    16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm.) diameter


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    The hallmarks of an English unrecorded maker on the rim do not equate with the Continental looking touch marks adverso or the style of wrigglework decoration. Perhaps the plate is English and exported to Holland where it was struck with a touch mark and engraved.

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