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Pre-Imperial quart English pewter mug by I*A his pot touch struck in the base.  I*A is either John Alderson of London 1764-92, his widow or a successor.  ‘C’ handle with a spatulate attention terminal with U-shaped escutcheon to upper attachment point.  Tapered body with simple cast reeded base, and a narrow single low fillet.  Imperial period verification marks for City of Westminster, and one of the marks used by Inspectors of Dorset County c1830-35.  Provenance: formerly in the collections of the late Gordon Deming, and Ken Goldberg.  In excellent condition, with light-grey original surface patina.  Capacity is 40 fl oz.  6” high, with 4¼” mouth and 5” base diameters.  REF: P216