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Sold Date: 03/19/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Alcohol & Smoking
Pewter & Glass Dragon Tankards - My item number G-1
Pair of pewter steins with dragon design over glass. The shows air bubbles, glass is not removable.
They are 4 1/2" tall with a 3 1/2" in diameter rim. The dragon's body wraps around the entire stein and has been cut out so that you can see the glass beneath it. These are in great used shape. Other than needing a good polish, the only damage I could see is the rough edge shown in the second picture which also shows the maker stamps on the bottom of the tankard . They are stamped on the bottom "Lonkee Swatow" "Made in China".These were purchased from an Estate sale and I do not know the age of the two tankards.
Lonkee is most likely the company that manufactured the item. Swatow refers to the Chinese city w it was manufactured. Swatow is also known as Shantou Swatow is a chinese port city on the coast of the China Sea. A course porcelain widely known as "swatow ware" was manufactured t and shipped all over the world in the 16th and 17th centuries. It is still a manufacturing center and is known for metal castings and metal work in addition to ceramics ware.
Hand wash all your pewter in warm, soapy water and dry with a soft cloth.
Never put pewter in a dishwasher, as the detergent and heat may be harmful to the finish.
* Do not place pewter in direct flame, on a hot plate, or in the oven as it has a low melting point.
* For floral arrangements use a glass liner or line the bowl with clear plastic wrap.
* Do not leave party dips, salad dressing or citrus juices in your pewter for a prolong period of time, as extended exposure can stain the surface.
What is Pewter?
Pewter is an alloy consisting of mainly tin and containing antimony and copper for strength and color respectively.
Although the percentages vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, a standard for present day pewter is approximately 91 percent tin, 7.5 percent antimony, and 1.5 percent copper.
Auction is for Two (2) Tankards as Shown !
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