1 May 2007
A PEWTER PUNCH-DECORATED SAUCER
PROBABLY ENGLISH, 16TH CENTURY
With raised central boss and a single band of fleur-de-lys decoration to the double-reeded rim, worn touch on reverse of initials in a beaded key hole shape
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Museum of London 1989, Pewter, A celebration of the craft, No.116.
For a further punch decorated dish see lot 50. It is believed that this style of decoration derived from the leather worker's trade.
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