Lot 8    

American Pewter Charger,
2006, Fall Decorative Arts, October 7th
unmarked, but likely the work of Nathaniel or Richard Austin (1792-1817), having a single reeded rim and shallow bouge typical of the Boston area pewterers; 15" diameter.

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Polished; moderate utility marks.
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