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18th Century Material Culture

Pewter & Brass Drinking Vessels

Pewter Mugs
in
Period Illustrations

The Gardner
by Johan Fredrik Martin after Elias Martin 1778
(The British Museum)

THE Knowing One taken in

ALEHOUSE POLITICIANS

Mirth and Friendship


by Charles Maucourt c. 1743 - 1768
(The British Museum)

MIRTH and FRIENDSHIP


by Carington Bowles c. 1760 - 1775
(The British Library)

MIRTH and FRIENDSHIP


by Robert Sayer c. 1760 - 1792
(The British Library)

MIRTH and FRIENDSHIP


by Robert Sayer c. 1760 - 1792
(The British Library)

MIRTH and FRIENDSHIP


by Robert Sayer c. 1760 - 1792
(The British Library)

Irish Peg in a rage. Make good the damage you dog, or I'll cut away your parsnip
by Carington Bowles 1773
(The British Museum)

SIR TOBY THATCH CANDIDATE for GARRET.


by Charles Knight 1781
(The British Museum)

SNUFF AND TWOPENNY


by Bowles & Carver

A STUDENT of the STABLE


by John Raphael Smith after Benjamin van der Gucht 1783
(The British Museum)

A STUDENT of the STABLE


by John Raphael Smith after Benjamin van der Gucht 1783
(The British Museum)

The English Coachman


by Carington Bowles 1769
(The British Museum)

The English Coachman


by Carington Bowles 1769
(Lewis Walpole Library)

by Robert Laurie, Published by John Smirth after Robert Dighton


1779
(The British Museum)

The TRUE HEARTY ENGLISHMAN, or, BLOOD to the BACK BONE


by Bowles & Carver 1772
(Lewis Walpole Library)

English
Pewter
Mugs & Tankards

English Two Band Pint Pewter Mug


Crowned WR Mark c. 1685
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Two Band Pint Pewter Mug


Crowned WR Mark c. 1685
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Two Band Quart Pewter Tavern Pot


Touchmark to Base RB with Ownership Triad RLG c. 1685
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Two Band Quart Pewter Tavern Pot


Touchmark in base for Adam Banck(e)s IV, Wigan c, 1690
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Two Band Pint Pewter Tavern Pot


Crowned WR Mark, Possibly Made by John Dyer c, 1690
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Two Band Pint Pewter Tavern Pot


Possibly by Edward Burren c. 1685 - 1705
(Colonial Williamsburg)

English Squat Pint Pewter Mug


Crowned WR Mark, Stamped Ownership Tirad WNK c, 1690
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Two Band Half Pint Pewter Mug Engraved WA


c. 1690
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Gadrooned Pint Pewter Miug Engraved Ioseph Ewen at ye hand '&' Tipsta in gravel lane, Southwark
Touchmark Inside Base for John Compere, London c. 1690
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Quart Pewter Tavern Pot


Ownership Triad APE c. 1700
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Gadrooned Pint Pewter Mug


Crowned AR Mark c. 1705
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English High Single - Fillet Pewter Tavern Pot


Touchmark Inside Base of John Grave, Penrit c. 1710
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Two Band Half Pint Pewter Tavern Pot


c. 1715
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint High Single Fillet Pewter Tavern Pot


Touchmark inside Base of John Harvey II, Wigan c. 1720
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Half Pint High Single - Fillet Pewter Tavern Pot


c. 1720
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English QuartHigh Single - Fillet Pewter Tavern Pot


Makers Mark RC Under Base c. 1720
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Two Band Quart Pewter Tavern Pot


Touchmark to Richard Going II c. 1720
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Quart Mug Engraved Anthony Leonard att y Kentifh Hoy att Bear Key
Touchmark in Base of John Donne, London, Crowned WR Mark to Collar c. 1720
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Quart High Single Fillet Tavern Pot


c. 1720
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Half Pint Pewter Mug


Crowned WR Mark to Collar c. 1730
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Quart Pewter Mug


c. 1740
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint Pewter Mug Engraved David Fraser at ye Dundee Arms Plough Ally Wapping
Touchmark I, WYNN Probably for John Wynn c. 1750
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Quart Pewter Mug Engraved M Bendall at ye Crown in Tufton Street, Westmr
Crowned WR Mark with Touchmark to Base for Richard Pawson c. 1770
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint Pewter Mug


Hallmarks to Collar, One Possibly to John Harrisons of York c. 1770
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint Pewter Mug


Hallmark to John Harrisons of York c. 1770
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint Pewter Mug


Hallmark to John Harrisons of York c. 1770
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

Two English Newcastle - Upon - Tyne Mugs: Half Reputed Quart (Left) & Straight Sided 9 oz. (Left)
Hallmarked to Roger Sadler c. 1770
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint Pewter Mug


Hallmark to Collar of William Teale, Leeds c. 1780
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint Pewter Mug Engraved Willm Fowles ye Crown Chesham Buck
Crowned WR Mark and Buckingham Verification to Collar, Touchmark Inside Bae to John Anderson c. 1780
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint Pewter Mug


Touchmark Inside Base of John Alderson c. 1780
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Shrewsbury Pewter Mugs - Glass Bottom Straight Sided Glass Bottom Pint(Left) and Straight Sided Half Pint (Right)
Touchmarks to Samuel Harrop, Shrewsbury c. 1770
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Pint Mug


Hallmark to Collar of William Eddon, Engraved John Massey att Oakthorp c. 1730
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Half Pint Mug


Hallmark to Collar of William Eddon c. 1730
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Half Pint Mug


Touchmark Inside Base and Hallmarks to Collar for Richard Going II, c. 1740
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

EnglishTulip Shaped Gardrooned Pint Pewter Mug


by William Hux c. 1710
(Victoria & Albert)

EnglishTulip Shaped Gardrooned Pint Pewter Mug


Possibly by William Hux c. 1710
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

EnglishTulip Shaped Quart Pewter Mug


Touchmark in Base of James Hitchman c. 1710
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

EnglishTulip Shaped Pint Pewter Mug


Touchmark in Base E.M. London c. 1730
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

EnglishTulip Shaped Quart Pewter Mug


Touchmark in Base for Edmund Harvey, Stockton c. 1740
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Newcastle - Upon - Tyne Tulip Shaped Pint Pewter Mug


Touchmark Inside Base Hallmarks of Robert Sadler c. 1760
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Tulip Shaped Pewter Mug


Touchmark for John Townsend c. 1748 - 1767
(Colonial Williamsburg)

English Tulip Shaped Pint Pewter Mug with Acanthus leaf Cast Thumbrest
Touchmark for John Townsend c. 1770
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Tulip Shaped Quart Pewter Mugs


Touchmarks Inside Base of Burgum & Catcot, Bristol c. 1770
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

English Tulip Shaped Quart Pewter Mugs


Crowned WR, Touchmarks for William Bolton, Wigan c. 1780
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

Spouted
English Pewter
Mugs & Tankards

English Quart U - Shaped Spouted Mug


Crowned WR Mark and Hallmark on Collar to Possibly William Eddon c. 1730
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

A pint side-spouted mug, circa 1730


Touchmark inside base of William Eddon, (w.1690-1747), (OP 1503, PS 3057), single-fillet to truncated cone body, S-curve handle with hooded ball terminal, crowned WR mark and crowned initials T B to collar,
height 11.6cm

English Pint Straight Sided Spouted Mug


Touchmark Inside Baase for William Eddon c. 1730
(Bonhams - The Michael Boorer Collection)

Lidded
English Pewter
Mugs & Tankards

English Lidded Pewter Tankard


1679
(Colonial Williamsburg)

English Lidded Pewter Tankard


c. 1685 - 1700
(Colonial Williamsburg)

English Lidded Pewter Tankard Engraved with a Likeness of the Royal Monarch, King William
by William Eddon c. 1690 - 1702
(Colonial Williamsburg)

English Lidded Pewter Tankard


by Thomas Carpenter c. 1725 - 1740
(Colonial Williamsburg)

English Lidded Pewter Tankards


c. 1690 - 1710
(Colonial Williamsburg)

English Pewter Double Domed Tankard with 'WR' Crowned Stamp


18th Century
(Private Collection)

English Pewter Double Domed Tankard with 'WR' Crowned Stamp


18th Century
(Private Collection)

English Silver Tankard


by Edward Wimans of London c. 1704 - 1705
(Colonial Williamsburg)

American
Pewter
Mugs & Tankards

American Pewter Mugs


by Samuel Hamlin, Sr. of Providence, Rhode Island c. 1767 - 1801
(Colonial Williamsburg)

American Quart Pewter Mug


by Thomas Danforth III of Middletown, Connecticut c. 1777 - 1800
(Winterthur)

American Quart Pewter Mug


by Thomas Danforth III of Middletown, Connecticut c. 1777 - 1800
(Winterthur)

American Quart Pewter Mug


by Thomas Danforth III of Middletown, Connecticut c. 1777 - 1800
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

American Quart Pewter Mug


by Joseph Danforth of Middletown, Connecticut c. 1780 - 1788
(Bette & Melvyn Wolfe)

American Quart Pewter Mug


Unmarked but from the Molds used by the Danforths of Middletown, Connecticut c. 1755 - 1790
(Wayne & Phyllis Hilt)

American Pint Pewter Mug


by Jacob Whitmore of of Middletown, Connecticut c. 1750 - 1775
(Wayne & Phyllis Hilt)

American Pint Pewter Mug


by Jacob Whitmore of of Middletown, Connecticut c. 1750 - 1793
(Brooklyn Museum)

American Pewter Mug


by Francis Bassett II of New York, New York c. 1718 - 1785
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

American Pewter Mug


by Francis Bassett II of New York, New York c. 1761 - 1800
(Winterthur)

American Pewter Mug Engraved "LIEU\T URIEL HOLMES'S / Gift to / HARTLAND CHURCH"
by Francis Bassett II of New York, New York c. 1761 - 1800
(Winterthur)

American Pewter Mug


by Peter Young of New York, New York c. 1775 - 1795
(Winterthur)

American Quart Pewter Mug


by Henry Will of New York, New York 1761 - 1775 then 1783 - 1793
During the British Occupation of New York City, Fled and Worked in Albany, New York 1775 - 1783
(Wayne & Phyllis Hilt)

American Pint Pewter Mug


by John Will of New York, New York c. 1752 - 1774
(Winterthur)

American Pewter Mug


by William Will of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania c. 1764 - 1798
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

American Pewter Mug


by William Will of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania c. 1764 - 1798
(Winterthur)

American Pewter Mug


by William Will of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania c. 1764 - 1798
(Winterthur)

American Pewter Mug with a Continental Dragoon


by William Will of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania c. 1775 - 1780
(Winterthur)

American Pewter Mug with a Continental Dragoon


by William Will of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania c. 1775 - 1780
(Winterthur)

American Pewter Mug


by John Andrew Brunstrom of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania c. 1760 - 1793
(Winterthur)

Lidded
American Pewter
Mugs & Tankards

American Quart Lidded Pewter Mug


by Henry Will of New York, New York 1761 - 1775 then 1783 - 1793
During the British Occupation of New York City, Fled and Worked in Albany, New York 1775 - 1783
(Wayne & Phyllis Hilt)

American Lidded Pewter Tankard


by William Will of Philadelphia Pennsylvania (Brother of Henry Will in New York City) c. 1764 - 1798
(Colonial Williamsburg)

Brass
Mugs & Tankards

English Brass Tankard


Mid 18th Century
(Christies Auction House)

English Brass Tankard


Mid 18th Century
(Christies Auction House)

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