17 April 2000
A Lambeth deflt blue and white cylindrical mug
Boldly painted with huts among trees and grasses on an elongated river island before a tall rock formation flanked by grasses, within a stylised scroll cartouche joined by a foliage swag beneath the loop handle (chipping to rims, crack round the foot and extending up the side beneath the rock formation)
6 in. (15 cm.) high
Cecil Baring, Lord Revelstoke, sale Puttick and Simpson, 1934.
C.T. Fowler, sale Sotheby's, 24 October 1961, lot 32 (part).
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Cf. the example sold in these Rooms, 18 February 1980, lot 10.
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