• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 195

    AN ENGLISH WHITE SALTGLAZED COMMEMORATIVE TWO-HANDLED LOVING CUP

    CIRCA 1739, PROBABLY STAFFORDSHIRE

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH WHITE SALTGLAZED COMMEMORATIVE TWO-HANDLED LOVING CUP
    CIRCA 1739, PROBABLY STAFFORDSHIRE
    Of squat flared form with reeded loop handles, the sides commemorating the Taking of Portobello with Admiral Vernon and applied reliefs of sailing ships betweeen rouletted bands, the lower-part with the royal crown flanked by lions, unicorns and national emblems
    6 in. (15.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jonathan Horne, London.


    Literature

    R. Sharp, Ceramics: Ethics & Scandal, New York, 2002, p. 228.