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A VERY RARE ENGLISH PEWTER GREAT HOOPED QUART OR 'THURDENDAL...

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Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000
ca. US$35,694 - US$49,575
Price realised:  £26,400
ca. US$52,351
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A VERY RARE ENGLISH PEWTER GREAT HOOPED QUART OR 'THURDENDALE'
CIRCA 1600-20
A VERY RARE ENGLISH PEWTER GREAT HOOPED QUART OR 'THURDENDALE' CIRCA 1600-20 The tapering body with two raised fillets or hoops, and three incised reeds of differing depth and width, the domed cover with a wedge and twin lens thumbpiece, solid strap handle with a narrow spade terminal, touch in base of the maker 'S.C.' (M.P.M.5527b), two scratched initials on cover and underside of base, a faint crowned 'H.R.' verification mark to cover, a locating flange under lid, 45 fl.oz capacity (1/3 wine gallon) 8 7/8in. (22.3cm.) overall; 7½in. (19.3cm.) to lip

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Early English Pewter The 'Little' Collection
Date of the auction: 1 May 2007
Address: Christie's
1 May 2007, London, King Street