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    Sale 12038

    Interiors

    20 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    AN ELIZABETH I SILVER-GILT MOUNTED TIGERWARE JUG

    LONDON, 1580, MAKER'S MARK A HOOK IN SHAPED CARTOUCHE

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    AN ELIZABETH I SILVER-GILT MOUNTED TIGERWARE JUG
    LONDON, 1580, MAKER'S MARK A HOOK IN SHAPED CARTOUCHE
    The baluster mottled brown stoneware body with lion mask and fruit chased mounts, the hinged cover similarly chased and with a baluster finial, marked under foot, on neck mount and cover
    10 in. (25.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    By tradition and as recorded in C. Jackson, op. cit, in the possession of a Mrs. Frances Jefferson by 1582, a servant of Queen Elizabeth I and by descent to female heirs bearing her name until there being no heir named Frances, it was sold in 1801 to
    William Wilson (d.1833) F.S.A. of The Minories in the City of London.
    Stuart Montagu Samuel M.P. (1856-1926), later 1st Baronet, nephew of Samuel, 1st Baron Swaythling.
    A Gentleman [Stuart M. Samuel M.P.]; Christie’s, London, 28 June 1905, lot 73 (£500 to Crichton].
    with Crichton Brothers.
    William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951),
    The Hearst Collection; Parke Bernet, New York, 7 January 1939, lot 274.


    Saleroom Notice

    For further provenance and exhibition information please refer to the online listing for this lot on Christies.com.


    Literature

    C. Jackson, The History of English Plate, London, 1911, p. 777, fig. 1009.
    E. R. Du Parcq, Art in America, ‘Old English Silver in American Private Collections’, New York, 1919, vol. 7 p. 14.
    P. Glanville, Silver in England, London, 1987, p. 323.


    Exhibited

    London, The New Gallery, The Royal House of Tudor, 1889, no. 1889 [Stuart Montagu Samuel].