Rare Longton Hall Tankard
A Fine and Rare Longton Hall Tankard, the slightly tapering cylindrical form with scrolled and double kicked handle, painted in the famille rose palette with a large flowering peony issuing from a holed blue rock together with red sprays of bamboo and multicoloured sprays of flowering prunus branches extending round the side, the reverse with the charming inclusion of a crane wading in shallow water, the interior painted with four small green leaves beneath a double red line border.
See: The Illustrated guide to Mason’s Patent Ironstone China,Barrie & Jenkins 1971.
Provenance: The Valentine Dawnay Collection.
Dimensions: Height: 4 ¾ ins. (12cms.)
Stock No. 808