A LARGE LONDON DATED STONEWARE TANKARD

A LARGE LONDON DATED STONEWARE TANKARD

Dated 1721
Vauxhall
20.3 cm high

Sprigged with a bust-length portrait of Queen Anne flanked by a church and hunting scenes and inscribed around the rim:

This is to the Pious memory of Queen Ann Drink all up and fill it again 1721”.

Condition:
Numerous chips to the rim and foot, no restoration

Provenance:
Louis Gautier, London, no 7865, bearing label
Property of the Rt. Hon. Lord Revelstoke
Puttick and Simpson, London, November 20, 1934, lot 441
Sotheby’s London, April 28, 1981, lot 31
Tait Collection,
Jonathan Horne, London, May 1981
Vogel Collection no 352
[Sotheby’s, New York, 19 January, l The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel, Lot 610]

References:
Adrian Oswalder et al., English Brown Stoneware 1670-1900, London 1982, listed on p. 244

Price: £8,500