Two Georgian Pewter Covered Tureens and Two Warming Basins
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
- Date / Time :
- July 15, 2016 10:00AM
Two Georgian Pewter Covered Tureens and Two Warming Basins, England, 18th to early 19th century, lidded ovoid tureen with claw-and-ball foot, stamped on underside "COMPTON/LONDON," ht. 9 3/4, wd. 16; a lidded round with turned knop, unmarked, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 11; two warming trays, with stamps on underside "JOSEPH SPACKMAN," "MADE IN LONDON," and "CORNHILL/LONDON," dia. 10 1/2 in.
Provenance: Proceeds from the sale of the collections will be used by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, exclusively for the acquisition of art and antiques to be exhibited in its art museums and historic buildings.
N.B. A similar tureen to the one stamped "COMPTON/LONDON" appears in Howard Herschel Cotterell's Old Pewter: It's Marks and Makers, page 143, figure f.
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