London, South Kensington
1 November 2001
An English pearlware blue and white commemorative small bowl
the interior printed with two quarter-length profile busts of George III and Charlotte within an inscribed medallion and wreath tied with a banner inscribed LONG MAY THEY LIVE, below a geometric pattern chinoiserie border, circa 1809 (minor crack light staining to rim) -- 15.8cm. diam.See illustration
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Cf. John and Jennifer May, Commemorative Pottery 1780-1900 (1972), p. 18, pl. 31.
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