1 May 2007
A FLEMISH PEWTER PEAR-SHAPED FLAGON
With palmette thumbpiece, the drum decorated with engraved bands, the handle with a scratched indistinct inscription, the inside of base set with a possible medallion
11in. (28cm.) high
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For similar See Cotterell, National Types of Old Pewter, p.56.
Compare with the thumbpiece on the Mary Rose flagon, the Museum of London 1989, Pewter, A celebration of the craft, No.100.
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