AN EXTREMELY RARE AND FINE ENGLISH BROWN STONEWARE LARGE ARMORIAL TANKARD, WITH SILVER MOUNT
of half-gallon size, brightly enameled with the coat-of-arms of the Worshipful Company of Bricklayers and Tylers flanked by either a flower-filled cornucopia or a flower-filled vase beneath a silver-mounted rim, the mount with maker’s mark EW probably for Edward Witham, London, 1824.
height 8 3/8 in.
Christie's London, June 18, 1984, lot 38
Monti Kantor Collection
Jonathan Horne, London, March, 1988, bearing label
Vogel Collection no. 500
Jonathan Horne, A Collection of Early English Pottery, Part VIII, Cat. no. 204
Errol Manners, 'The English Decoration of Oriental Porcelain: some overlooked groups 1700-1750', English Ceramic Circle Transactions, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 2-6.