"Is there a screen over the spout on the inside? If yes it's for wine, called a "Claret Jug". If no it's for chocolate, called a Chocolate Pot. Looks French or German to me, mid 19th Century. The screen prevent…"
"Those pictures confirm my guess, and I would say definitely not period (i.e. not 18th century as the marking would suggest). Made in the late 19th century at the earliest. However, I am an anonymous person on the internet, so there is no particular…"
"I own a lot of old (including some 18th century) pewter but mostly American. This is clearly European. It doesn't look that old to me, but you absolutely need to include a picture of the bottom of the item because without that it will be guess…"
"Hi Toni, Your Stein is gorgeous! I'm afraid that Antique Pewter is terribly complicated though. I once appraised a late 18th century baptismal fount. It took me over 3 months, and I still was not certain I had it right - ugg!
It would be best…"