Pewter

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Osprey Publishing, 1992 - Antiques & Collectibles - 31 pages
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Introduced to Britain by the Romans, the pewter trade became widespread in the middle ages, and English pewter became renowned for its high quality. This book traces the history of pewter manufacture in Britain, describing the alloys used, the methods of working and the objects produced.
 

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Charles Hull's ancestors were pewter craftsmen from at least 1451, when they are first mentioned in the records of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers, until the eighteenth century. He is on the Court and a Past Master of the Worshipful Company and he is curator of their extensive collcetion of British pewter.

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