Eric N. Shrubsole Collection; S.J. Shrubsole, New York, October 2009; Vogel Collection no. 801.
John Laughton Jr., son of John Laughton I, free by patrimony of the Grocers' Company 1675, was brother of Edward, free of the Grocers' Company, mark entered as largeworker undated, between January and July 1699 when he signs as "Junior," address Maiden Lane. A number of children of John and Mary Laughton were baptised at St. John Zachary from 1693-99. He was churchwarden at the same church 1699 and 1700 and was buried there 17 September 1703 (Grimwade).
Repaired below the stem; otherwise good condition, clear marks In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.