Antique French 18th Century Pewter Orleans Flagon. Orleans - Pierre Castera. SOLD

The Orleans type pewter flagon with a sunken lid and handle. Thumbpiece with twin-acorn. Single-hinge. Marked on the outside bottom with the casters mark for: 

PIERRE CASTERA (1693 - 1750) Pewter, silver and goldsmith in Orleans.

Literature simular item: 

Museum Boijmans. Van tin gegoten, uit tin genoten. page 348 fig. 306c

Jan Beekhuizen - TIN uit Europese landen, Page. 55

Jan Beekhuizen - Schoonheid van het oude tin. Page 161, fig. 243.

Castersmark =  Les orfevres d’Orleans Musée des beaux arts d’Orleans. Page 78.


France - Orleans

Circa 1740


Height: 21 cm. (8,3 inches.)

Diam. base: 13 cm. (5,1 inches.) 

Weight: 1.374 grams.