Makepeace Antiques

SOLD  Scottish Communion Flagon


A large pewter communion flagon made for the Free Church at Dalry to celebrate the opening of their new church in 1845 and engraved " Dalry Free Church".  Dalry is in Ayrshire approx 20 kms south west of Glasgow. The flagon was made by William Spurrier who worked in Birmingham from 1845 to 1896 and is signed on the bottom. The flagon is 11" high  with a bottom diameter of 6 1/2". Flagons engraved for Scottish churches are scarce