London, South Kensington
26 April 2001
An English white stoneware cache-pot
possibly Spode, applied in white with a vignette in memory of Admiral Howe and Lord Nelson, the reverse with a further vignette commemorative of the battles of the Nile and Copenhagen, inscribed PATRIOTS, reserved on chocolate-brown oval panels beneath a border of flowers and foliage, circa 1805 (restored to rim) -- 7cm. high; an English pottery pale-blue-ground mug applied with a biscuit cameo moulded with a quarter-length portrait of George IV in profile to the left beneath the inscription GEORGUIS IV DEI GRATIA BRITANNIARUM REX, the underside moulded with the inscription JULY XIX/MDCCCXXIX, circa 1829 (handle restored, cracked) -- 8.5cm. high; and a Copeland Late Spode brown stoneware jug, commemorating the Transvaal War, impressed and printed marks, circa 1900 -- 17cm. high
See illustration (3)
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Surgeon Captain P. D. Gordon Pugh, Naval Ceramics (1971), pl. 42.
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Please note that the illustration on page 7 of the Staffordshire mug of William the forth is lot 3 and not lot 13 as stated.
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