1 May 2007
AN ENGLISH PEWTER 'BEEFEATER' FLAGON
BY THOMAS COOPER, CIRCA 1665
The drum inscribed 'This is my Bloud 1678' in a cartouche of scrolled mantling, touch in base (O.P.1111), the stepped cover with twin cusp thumbpiece
9½in. (24.1cm.) high overall
Cooper collection, who purchased it with a faculty from St.George's Church, Barton-in-Fabis, Nottingham in 1951.
Sold Sotheby's Billingshurst 18th March 1997, lot 368.
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Ullyett, Pewter Collecting for amateurs, cover and p.52.
Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln, 1962, No.41.
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