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The Museum owns an almost identical dish by the early 17th-century Nuremberg pewterer, Caspar Enderlein, who replaced Briot's signature with his own (Mus.
Among them was Yong Koon, who was descended from a family of pewterers from the province of Shantou.
The pewterer, William Warrison, acquired Stowers's mortgage on 10 October 1562.
Up to a third bears the touchmark of Alderman Sir Thomas Curtis, Mayor of London in 1557, the most important London pewterer of the period, whose mark also appears on much of the pewter from the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's flagship, lost in 1545.
See A History of Yorkshire, 71: "out of 88 mayors between 1399 and 1509, one was a glazier, one a spicer, one a pewterer, and one a vintner; there were three drapers, 4 grocers and goldsmiths, and 5 dyers; but 68 were merchants or mercers.
Profi table Devotions: Bodley MS 423, Guildhall MS 7114, and a Sixteenth-Century London Pewterer.
One of the first to arrive was Christopher Bancks, who came down from Wigan in 1697 to work as a pewterer in Wribbenhall, and established a family firm that continued to operate for the next century and more.
imploy many Hands," he noted: "and with those that Furnish the Houses, such as Upholsterers, Pewterers, &c.
Thanks to that early consumer protection measure, it's possible to identify most pewterers by name.
12) Whatever the case, the cashiered foot soldiers, apprentices, house-servants, aliens (Huguenots, Flems), tailors, scriveners, yeomen, citizens, butchers, brewers, pewterers, cordwainers, Cartwrights, and so on in Shakespeare's audience, to say nothing of nearly all the women in the crowd, were not--and never would be--gentlemen (or gentlewomen).
The Worshipful Company of Pewterers, the ancient guild based in the City of London, has been trying to improve the public's perception of the metal.
Modern conveniences have their place, but NEA-Retired member Dick Graver helps preserve the past as one of a half-dozen master pewterers in the United States.
British-Romano platters recovered from the bed of the River Thames are followed by a pilgrim badge, chargers from Shakespeare's day, a tankard engraved with images, a teapot and a display of modern designs in pewter, lent by the Worshipful Company of Pewterers.
Artisans such as potters, glass artists, and pewterers can be observed practicing their trade.
Sixteen of the guilds were serious contributors and thus founders (mercers, drapers, fishmongers, goldsmiths, salters, ironmongers, clothworkers, dyers, leathersellers, pewterers, armourers and braziers, carpenters, cordwainers, coopers, plaisterers, and needlemakers) though other guilds later contributed and had members on the board of governors.