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.

Circa 1755

Dimensions:  Height: 4 ¾ ins. (12cms.)

 

Stock No. 808

 

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