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Flagons

Browse our collection of beautiful silverware antiques. Our handsome sterling silver Flagons are very collectable and can be used and enjoyed. The earliest form of Flagon, used for serving wine, beer and other cold drinks, dates from the late 16th and early 17th century. These are extremely rare and would originally have had a companion dish or basin.
Large cylindrical flagons with hinged covers were mainly made for church use and date from the second half of the 17th century through to the 19th century.

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Flagons

Browse our collection of beautiful silverware antiques. Our handsome sterling silver Flagons are very collectable and can be used and enjoyed. The earliest form of Flagon, used for serving wine, beer and other cold drinks, dates from the late 16th and early 17th century. These are extremely rare and would originally have had a companion dish or basin.
Large cylindrical flagons with hinged covers were mainly made for church use and date from the second half of the 17th century through to the 19th century.

  • 1624

    Robert Snow

    9703 James I Silver Flagon

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    A magnificent early English silver flagon having a tall cylindrical body on a spreading base edged with reed banding. The almost flat cover has a simple curved thumbpiece. Good plain design. Uninscribed. Contains 1350 ml. Weight 1067 grams, 34.3 troy ounces. Height 29cm (to top of thumb piece). Diameter 9.7cm (top). London 1624. Maker probably Robert Snow (see Dr David Mitchell’s “Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London”). This flagon appears to be one of his earliest recorded works. Sterling silver.

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