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Tankard

  • Place of origin:

    Fulham (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Dwight's Fulham Pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware, silver and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:854-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case B, shelf 4

Physical description

Tankard of salt-glazed stoneware, cylindrical with a loop handle, and decorated with horizontal mouldings round the upper and lower parts, and between them are applied moulded reliefs, and the upper half is stained brown, and round the top, below a plain silver collar, added ca.1871, is incised 'On Banse downs a hair wee found thatt led uss all a Smoaking Round 1729', and on the front is a bust of Queen Anne between two Beefeaters, with trees and rosettes on either side, and below the bust on the front is the name 'Wm. Marsh', and below that is a huntsman on foot with his horn and hounds following a hare.

Place of Origin

Fulham (made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

John Dwight's Fulham Pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware, silver and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

'On Banse downs a hair wee found thatt led uss all a Smoaking Round 1729'
Incised around the top outside

'Wm. Marsh'
Incised below the bust

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm, Diameter: 13.9 cm

Object history note

The image may be derived from a popular broadsheet 'The Hunting of the Hare', referring to Banstead Downs.

Descriptive line

Tankard of salt-glazed stoneware, cylindrical with a loop handle, and decorated with horizontal mouldings round the upper and lower parts, made by John Dwight's Fulham Pottery, Fulham, mid 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

For more information see object information file in Ceramics & Glass Section office.

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware; Silver; Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Hound; Hunting horns; Men; Horse; Queen

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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