An Early 18th Century Pewter Spire Flagon
Having an S-shaped handle, with a boot heel terminal and chair back thumbpiece. The tapering drum decorated with circular fillets, and standing on a wide out-curving foot. The domed lid, with a tall elegant knop finial.
Bearing a touchmark to the base for John Newham, London (Cotterell 3372).
Good, soft grey colour.
London, circa 1720.
Height 13 inches.
An identical flagon, by the same maker, is illustrated in 'Old Pewter, Its Makers and Marks' by H H Cotterell, page 109.