Peltro Pewter Madi In Italy Tea Pot HALLMARK
BEAUTIFUL PEWTER ITEM, MARKED PELTRP 95% MADE IN ITALY WITH THE LOGO, FABULOUS ANTIQUE FINISH THE OLD WORLD PEWTER IS FOOD SAFE AND NICELY MADE AND KIND OF EXPENSIVE TO BUY NEW, NO DINGS DENTS OR SCRATCHES OTHER THAN WHAT THEY LEFT THE FACTORY
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HISTORY ABOUT PEWTER:
Pewter items are often found in churches. Use of pewter was common from the Middle Ages up until the various developments in glass-making during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Pewter was the chief tableware until the making of porcelain. Contrary to urban legend, the use of lead-containing pewter tableware was unrelated to the mistrust of tomatoes as a foodstuff in Northern Europe during the 16th century
Mass production of glass products has seen glass universally replace pewter in day-to-day life. Pewter artifacts continue to be produced, mainly as decorative or specialty items.
Pewter was also used around East Asia. Although some items still exist, Ancient Roman pewter is very rare
Unlidded mugs and lidded tankards may be the most familiar pewter artifacts from the late 17th and 18th centuries, although the metal is also used for many other items including porringers, plates, dishes, basins, spoons, measures, flagons, communion cups, teapots, sugarbowls, beer steins and cream jugs. In the early 19th century, changes of fashion witnessed a decline in the use of pewter flatware, but increased production of both cast and spun pewter tea sets, whale-oil lamps, candlesticks, etc. Later in the century, pewter alloys were often used as a base metal for silver-plated objects.
Today, pewter is mainly used in decorative objects, namely collectible statuettes and figurines, replica coins, pendants, etc. Certain athletic contests, such as the United States figure skating championships, award pewter medals to the fourth place finishers
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