John Howard
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Scratch-Blue decorated saltglaze tankard dated 1752 named "J Harvey".

Scratch-Blue decorated saltglaze tankard dated 1752 named "J Harvey".

Reference: 5668

Dated: 1773 Staffordshire

An early example of a Staffordshire pottery mug or tankard.
The tankard is decorated with a Scratch-Blue technique the decoration bearing the name "John Harvy" and date "1753" with scrolling foliage and flowers.
This rare survivor from the mid 18th century is in unrestored condition.Examples such as this rarely enter the market these days.

Dimensions: 5.00 inch high

Medium: saltglaze blue scratch pottery Staffordshire 18th century.

Current Condition Old very feint hairline approx 1.5 inches unrestored at rim.

Literature: Early Staffordshire Pottery by Rackham figure 55.
Victoria & Albert Museum London and
Harriet Carlton-Goldweitz Collection New York



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