Selected 19th-Century Homan Pewter/Britannia Ware (1852-1865),
Arranged by Company Name, Then by Number

Compiled by

Gary Wiggins

2012-18

NB: Some items pictured here were taken from images on the Web. Obviously, none of those were examined de visu. If the description of the item indicated a company name and number, that information is placed in the entry. There is no guarantee of accuracy in the listings if an image of the mark is not included.

I wish to thank Dr. Melvyn and Bette Wolf and other members of the Pewter Collectors Club of America, as well as Ted and Kyle Homan for allowing me to photograph pieces found in their collections. Only a few of the pieces pictured below are owned by me. Nothing on this page is for sale by Hoosier Pewter.
--GW (9/23/2018)

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FLAGG & HOMAN (1847-1852)

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candlesticks 2 Flagg & Homan candlestick, 8 5/8" h (with thanks to Gary Mezack) Mark

H. HOMAN (1853-1855, 1862-1865)

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pitcher 1 H. Homan pitcher, 7 13/16"h, 10" h to top of finial, 5 1/2" d base Mark
teapot 2? H. Homan (or Homan & Co.?) teapot
syrup pitcher 2 H. Homan syrup pitcher, lipped handle, attached lid w finial, 4 3/8"h, 3 7/16" d base; NB: Initial "H" is very light with the two vertical lines of the "H" barely visible. See: Turano, Andrew F. "An Unrecorded Mark by H. Homan." Bulletin of the Pewter Collectors Club of America 14(3), 2010, 16-17. Mark
pitcher 2 H. Homan flagon Mark
teapot 3 H. Homan teapot, 5" h, 4" d base; lid is missing top part w. finial and has been replaced w another metal Mark
glagon 4 H. Homan flagon (missing lid), reproduced by permission of the owners, Ted and Kyle Homan; compare to #4 flagon in Homan & Co. section Mark
teapot 6 H. Homan pitcher, w. attached lid and finial, lipped handle; 8 1/2"h Mark
coffeepot 8 H. Homan coffeepot, crimped base, fluted spout (6), lipped, 10 1/2" h, 4 3/4" d base. Interior view. Base 1. Base 2. Base 3. Very unusual design for base; interior shot shows that it was an intended look. Mark
teapot 8 H. Homan teapot, 12 1/2" h. Photos courtesy of Louis Cassens. Mark
teapot IX H. Homan teapot, lipped handle w removable finial, IX, 7" h, 4" d base Mark
coffee set 9 H. Homan coffeepot, cream pitcher, and sugar bowl
coffeepot IX H. Homan coffeepot, reproduced by permission of the owners, Ted and Kyle Homan Mark
cream pitcher IX H. Homan cream pitcher, 5 1/4"h 2 15/16"d base Mark
cream pitcher 12 H. Homan pitcher, cream, creamer, 4 5/8" h, 5" h to top of handle, 3 15/16" d base Mark
sugar bowl 12 H. Homan sugar bowl with lid, 4 5/8" h (6 1/4" w. lid), 5: d base Mark
sugar bowl 12 H. Homan sugar bowl with lid, reproduced by permission of the owners, Ted and Kyle Homan Mark
teapot 13 H. Homan teapot, 12 3/8" h. Photos courtesy of Louis Cassens. Mark
teapot 14 H. Homan coffeepot, reproduced by permission of the owners, Ted and Kyle Homan; NB: Initial "H" is very light with only two vertical lines of the "H" visible Mark
teapot 9 (or 14?) H. Homan teapot or coffeepot; finial is not original. Web listing has it as 14, but the style is clearly 9.

HOMAN & CO (1856-61, 1866-1894)

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ciborium 1 Homan & Co. holy water recepticle Mark
cream pitcher 1 Homan & Co. cream pitcher
ciborium 1 Homan & Co. ciborium (round box with cross) Mark
beaker 1 Homan & Co. Beaker Mark
teapot 2 Homan & Co. teapot, 9 1/4" h. Photos courtesy of Louis Cassens. Mark
coffeepot 2 Homan & Co. coffeepot, round lipped handle, hinged lid, CINCINNATI, 7 1/4"h 4 5/16"d base, bottom soldered on Mark
syrup pitcher 2 Homan & Co. syrup pitcher;4 5/16"h, 6 1/4" h to top of finial, 3 9/16" d base. Homan & Co. mark is very small font. Mark
shaker 2 Homan & Co. shaker, Height 4 1/2", Base diameter 2 3/8"; reproduced by permission of the owner. Herr, Donald M. "Another Homan Shaker." Bulletin of the Pewter Collectors Club of America 7, August 1975, 66-67. Mark
ciborium 2 Homan & Co. ciborium Mark
mug 2 Homan and Co. mug
teapot 3 Homan & Co. teapot Mark
syrup pitcher 3 Homan & Co. syrup pitcher, 7 3/8" h. Photos courtesy of Louis Cassens. Mark
syrup pitcher 3 Homan & Co. syrup pitcher with shell thumbpiece Back view
syrup pitcher 3 Homan & Co. syrup pitcher, w attached lid and finial, curved handle, CINCINNATI, 6 3/8" h 2 15/16" d base Mark
Ciborium 3 Homan & Co. ciborium (round box) with cross Mark
pitcher 4 Homan & Co. pitcher w. attached lid, engraved, 9 "h, 11 5/8" h to top of finial, 5 1/2" d base; Other side view Mark
syrup pitcher 4 Homan & Co. syrup pitcher, shell thumbpiece
flagon 4 Homan & Co. flagon, 7"
syrup pitcher 5 Homan & Co. syrup pitcher
flagon 5 Homan & Co. flagon Mark
coffeepot 6 Homan & Co. Coffeepot, teapot, sugar bowl
coffeepot 6 Homan & Co. coffeepot, engraved, CINCINNATI, 8 1/2" h, 10 3/4" h to top of finial, 4 9/16" d base; closeup of engraving, Mark
coffeepot 6 Homan & Co. coffeepot, copper bottom, FIRE PROOF, 8 1/4" h, 11" h to top of finial, 4 1/8" d base; handle cracked at top point of attachment Mark
cream pitcher 6 Homan and Co. creamer, etched on bottom "Albert Bohatchek, Dayton"; not original base; 5 1/4" h, 4 1/2" w, 3 3/4" d base Mark
pitcher 6 Homan & Co. pitcher, w. attached lid and attached finial, lipped handle, large strainer holes inside spout, 7 1/2"h, 9 1/4" to top, 4 3/8"d base Mark
syrup pitcher 6 Homan & Co. pitcher, syrup
cream pitcher 7 Homan & Co. syrup pitcher
sugar bowl 8 Homan & Co. bowl, sugar, missing lid, 5 3/8"h, 6" h to top of handle, 4 1/8"d base Mark
cream pitcher 8 Homan and Co. cream pitcher, lipped handle, baluster style, "HOMAN & CO, CINCINNATI", 5 5/8" h, 3 1/4"d base Mark
pitcher 8 Homan & Co. large pitcher Mark
teapot IX Homan & Co. teapot, w. copper bottom, 6 3/8"h, 8 1/2"h to top, 3 1/2" d base. Original bottom apparently cut off and copper bottom has been soldered on Mark
teapot IX Homan & Co. teapot, engraved, w. copper base, fluted spout (6), lipped spout, 8 1/2" h, 3 15/16" d base Mark
teapot IX Homan & Co. teapot, engraved with floral designs, removable finial, 7 3/4" h to top, 6 1/2" h to lid, 4 1/8" d base, CINCINNATI, IX Mark
teapot IX Homan & Co. teapot, no engraving, 10 1/4" h, 4 3/16" d base. Mark is small.
coffeepot IX Homan & Co. coffeepot, engraved w flowers," 8 7/8" h, 10 1/4" to top of lid, 4 1/4" base; closeup of engraving (front); closeup of engraving (back); Mark
coffeepot IX Homan & Co. coffeepot, engraved with floral designs, removable finial, 10" h to top, 8 1/2" h to lid, 4 1/2" d base, CINCINNATI, IX Mark
coffeepot IX Homan & Co. coffeepot, engraved w flowers and "Louisa," 8 1/8" h, 10 1/4" to top of lid, 4 1/4" base; closeup of engraving (front); closeup of engraving (back); closeup of "Louisa" engraving Mark
teapot IX Homan & Co. teapot, flowery engravings on side
teapot IX Homan & Co. teapot, w. flowered ornamental finial on lid, fluted spout, flowery engravings on sides
teapots IX Homan & Co. teapots, one w. flowered ornamental finial on lid, fluted spout, flowery engravings on sides; other appears to be a 20
teapot IX Homan & Co. teapot, w. flowered detachable ornamental finial on lid, fluted spout, 2 repair spots on side, CINCINNATI, 6 1/8"h, 4 /16" d base Mark
sugar, creamer, coffeepot IX Homan & Co. engraved sugar, creamer, and coffeepot, 10 3/8" h with copper bottom. Photos courtesy of Louis Cassens. Mark
sugar bowl IX Homan & Co. bowl, sugar, engraved w flowers and "Louisa," 5 7/8" to top of handle, 7 1/4" to top of lid, 3 7/8" d base; Closeup of engraving (front); Closeup of engraving (back) Mark
sugar bowl IX Homan & Co. bowl, sugar, 5 1/4" h, 6 1/2" h to top of lid, 3 7/8"d base; mark is very small compared to others Mark
creamer & sugar bowl IX Homan & Co. creamer and sugar bowl, flowery engravings on side
cream pitcher and sugar bowl IX Homan & Co. cream pitcher and sugar bowl with lid, engraved. Closeup of engraving. Mark 1 Mark 2
cream pitcher IX Homan & Co. creamer, engraved with floral designs, 5 1/8"h, 3" d base, CINCINNATI, IX Mark
syrup pitchers IX Homan & Co. small open pitcher, engraved, base has parts missing; 5 1/4" h, 6 5/8" to top of handle, 2 15/16" d base; Close-up of engraving Mark
coffeepot 11 Homan & Co. coffeepot w. hinged lid and copper bottom, engraved Mark
coffeepot 12 Homan & Co. coffeepot w. hinged lid, lipped handle, engraved with floral designs, CINCINNATI, 8" h, 6 5/8" d base. Contains a tag that reads: “"Britannia metal tea & coffee set, from H.H.T's store about 72 years old. Belonged to Mrs. Mary Catherine Adelheid Devenger-Thierman. C.E.T. Sept 1938" In the same envelope is a price tag: “IHYL-8 Five piece Pewter Tea Set marked Homan & Co. ~purchased in 1868. $495” Mark
coffeepot 12 Homan & Co. coffeepot, 7 15/16" h, 9 3/4" h to top, 6 11/16" d base Mark
coffeepot 12 Homan & Co. coffeepot w. hinged lid and copper bottom, "FIRE PROOF" Mark
coffeepot 12 Homan & Co. coffeepot w. hinged lid, lipped handle, NOT engraved with floral designs, CINCINNATI, 8" h, 6 5/8" d base
teapot 12 Homan & Co. teapot w. hinged lid, lipped handle, engraved w. floral designs, CINCINNATI, 5 5/8" h, 5 1/2" d base Mark
teapot 12 Homan & Co. teapot w. hinged lid, lipped handle, copper bottom, engraved w. floral designs, CINCINNATI, 7 3/8"h, 10 1/8"h to top of finial, 6 7/18" d base Mark
sugar bowl 12 Homan & Co. bowl, sugar, two lipped handles, detached lid, engraved w. floral designs, CINCINNATI, 4 11/16" h, 5" d base Mark
cream pitcher 12 Homan & Co. pitcher, cream, lipped handle, engraved w. floral designs, CINCINNATI, 4 11/16" h, 3 15/16" d base Mark
cream pitcher 12 Homan & Co. pitcher, cream, 5 3/8" h, 3 7/8" d base Mark
Homan pitcher 15 Homan Mfg. Co. coffeepot
teapot 20 Homan and Co. coffeepot, copper bottom, 7 1/2" h, 9 1/2" h to top, 5 15/16"d base Mark
teapots 20? Homan & Co. teapots, one, IX, w. flowered ornamental finial on lid, fluted spout, flowery engravings on sides
cream pitcher 50 Homan & Co. pitcher, cream, w beaded design under lip, square handle, 6" h; Closeup of beadwork Mark
Homan pitcher 50 Homan pitcher
beakers 52/82 Homan & Co. Beakers, one numbered 52 and the other, 82 Mark 52 Mark 82