Pair of late 18th century English pewter urn based castors

£125.00

Striking pair of late 18th century English pewter urn based castors, with screw-on tops that work perfectly. Unmarked but dating based on stylistic details and quality is late 18th century. Plain heavily cast bodies with sweeping necks, and screw-on lids with acorn knops and 3 concentric rings of holes of large and small sizes. In outstanding condition, with lovely lustrous patina from regular polishing over decades. 5¾” tall with 2” diameter base. Each has a weight of 226g. Provenance: de-accessioned from The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, North Carolina their inventory number 4165/a & b under the base (part lot 794 NE Auctions 22.3.2009) REF: P837

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