Antique Pewter Small Lidded Sauce Pot w/ Wooden Handle & Spout Having a German Mark
Date: Unknown, but most likely late 1700s or early 1800s (late 18th century to early 19th century).
Origin: Purchased in Southeast Pennsylvania, USA. The pot was most likely made in Germany.
Size: The pot itself measure ~2 1/2" in diameter at the base, ~3 1/4" in height to the top of the central finial of the lid, and is ~4" at its widest including the hinge and spout. The entire piece is ~6 1/2" long including the handle. The piece weighs almost 8 ounces.
Marks: The piece is marked on the bottom of the inside. The mark appears to show a standing person with some lettering but we are not familiar with such a mark. We were told by the previous owner that the piece is German.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Nice antique pot to add to your collection. Condition: The pot is in good overall condition. The bowl has a nice gray age patina which gives it a great look. The exterior shows a few minor scratches, dings, and casting defects. The interior shows more casting defects and scratches. The hinge is intact and works as it should. The pewter component of the piece is intact with no breaks or repairs. The wood handle has several age cracks, scratches, and dings but is intact and solid. Be that as it may, this is a nice solid piece that is over 200 years old and would make a great addition to your collection. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty and condition of the pieces.
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