24 January 2011
AN ENGLISH DELFT COMMEMORATIVE ROYALIST MUG
CIRCA 1689-1694, PROBABLY LONDON
The squat-globular body with a cylindrical neck, applied with a scroll handle, inscribed GOD.BLES.KING.WILIAM.&.QVEN:MARY. within a ribbon panel with dentil edge, the neck with a band of lappets
3¾ in. (8.8 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 15 September 1992, lot 181.
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Leslie B. Grigsby, 'Dated Longridge Delftware and Slipware', The Magazine Antiques, 155, no. 6, June 1999, p. 879, pl. 6.
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. II, D246.
For similar examples, see Thomas Burn, Rous Lench Court; Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1986, lot 27 and Harriet Carlton Goldweitz, Sotheby's, 20 January 2006, lot 26.
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