A George II silver shaving jug, Anne Tanqueray, London, 1729
oval foot and hinged lid with straight gadroon borders, the flattened baluster body engraved on one side with a contemporary coat-of-arms, supporters and motto below an earl's coronet, the lid similarly engraved with a crest and earl's coronet above a formal band of diaperwork, husks and matting, double scroll handle, scratch weight: '28=6'
20cm., 7 7/8in. high
865gr., 27oz. 16dwt.
Sold by order of the Trustees of the Tollemache Estates, removed from Peckforton Castle, Cheshire, Christie's, London, 13 May 1953, lot 74, purchased by Thomas Lumley, £560.
Sotheby's, New York, 24 October 2001, lot 412
Chester Festival Exhibition, illustrative of bygone Chester, Chester Town Hall, 7 July to 1 September 1951, item no.86
The Burlington Magazine
, London, May 1953The Connoisseur
, London, 1953
J.F. Hayward, Hugenot Silver In England, 1688-1727
, London, 1959, p. 45, pl. 36b