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Premier Auction - Session I - February 3, 2023

Fri, Feb 3, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 345

Four Large British Pewter Chargers

Estimate: $600 - $900

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

17th/18th century, comprising: one by William Baldwin, London, the broad rim with triple reeded border and the booge with incised line; two similar chargers, one example with single reeded rim and engraved with initials "ALC" between foliate motifs and with illegible maker's mark to the reverse, the other by Richard Partridge, London with a double reeded rim and stamped "HBIC"; smaller single reeded example by Thomas King, London and the rim engraved with ownership initials "ILE", each with painted wood stand, largest 22 in. diameter

Provenance: Sotheby's, London, Haute Epoque Sale, October 29, 2008 Lot 279 (with sticker labels); Private Collection, Warrenton, Virginia


scattered surface scratches, tarnishing and spotting throughout, some dents and warping, some marks obscured by fading; Thomas King example with later inscription to back detailing marks