6 December 2004
A LONGTON HALL TAPERING CYLINDRICAL MUG
With elaborate clip handle, painted in a vibrant famille rose palette with peony and prunus issuing from pierced blue rockwork, the reverse with a bird strutting among plants, the interior with an iron-red double line rim and four green leaves (small chip to footrim)
4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high
The Dawnay Collection.
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Albert Amor Ltd., The Dawnay Collection (1991), no. 33.
Cf. David Barker and Pat Halfpenny, Unearthing Staffordshire (Stoke on Trent 1990) p. 97, pl. 87.
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