London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
A Swansea pottery waisted mug
printed in purple with half-length portraits of Victoria, inscribed VICTORIA REGINA above a crown and the dates of her birth, proclamation and coronation, circa 1838 (glaze chips to rim, some glaze crazing) -- 8cm. high
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Cf. See the example sold in these Rooms, 7 May 1999, lot 670; see also John and Jennifer May, Commemorative Pottery 1780-1900 (1972), p. 59, pl. 92 and col. pl. 3.
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