The Robin Simpson Collection of Commemoratives
on Wednesday 8th September 2021
Lots: 201-250 of 533
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Lot 201
1803 GREAT INVASION SCARE
An English porcelain mug, c.1803, probably Worcester, printed in black with a scene of two cavalrymen, titled 'Death or Victory' above four lines of verse, flanked by three infantrymen and a warship, both captioned, a long restored crack, 11.5cm.

Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pl.521.


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Lot 202
1803 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A rare creamware mug, c.1803, printed in black with a scene of John Bull riding a lion, cowering over Napoleon seated on the back of a frog, titled 'The Lion and the Frog!', the rim with a band of orange red, restoration to the foot, 12cm.

A satire published by William Holland on 30th July 1803 served as the inspiration for this print. Cf. British Museum exhibition, 'Pots with attitude: British satire on ceramics', 12th January to 11th March 2018.

Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £650
Lot 203
1803 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A large creamware mug, c.1803, printed in black with Napoleon standing at the edge of a harbour and asking 'Who dare stop me', inscribed beneath with 'Stop Buonaparte you must not boast, Other Work must first be Done, Britons will teach you to your cost, that from France they Will not Run', signed 'W.C.' in the print, restoration to the rim and foot, 15.2cm.

The initials WC are probably those of Walter Cockburn, 'silverman and engraver' of Sunderland. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 513a and b, 514.
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Lot 204
1803 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A creamware jug, c.1803, printed in black and decorated in coloured enamels with an oval panel titled 'An English Jack Tar giving Monsieur a Drubbing', the reverse with eleven lines of verse captioned 'The Batchelors Wish', 19.3cm.

Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pl.518.
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 205
1803 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A Staffordshire pearlware jug, c.1803, printed in brown and decorated in colours with a scene of a scrawny Napoleon being faced down by a large infantryman and pug, titled 'Facing the Enemy', signed in the print with 'T. Harley, Lane End', the reverse with a large floral spray, restoration, 13.8cm.

After the satire attributed to Isaac Cruikshank and published by Ackermann. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 530 and 531.
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Lot 206
1803 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A Staffordshire pearlware jug, c.1803, printed in brown and decorated in colours with scene of John Bull leading Napoleon by a rope around his neck, titled 'John Bull giving Boney a Pull', signed in the print 'T. Harley, Lane End', the reverse with a large floral spray, a large restored crack, 15.5cm.

After the satire by Isaac Cruikshank published by Ackermann on 7th August 1803. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 536 and 537.

Provenance: ex Lewison collection, sold Phillips, 8th April 1998, lot 392.

Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 207
1803 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A Staffordshire pearlware jug, c.1803, printed in brown and decorated in colours with scene of Napoleon fronting up to a Quaker gentleman in a broad hat, titled beneath with 'Bonaparte and the Quaker', signed in the print 'T. Harley, Lane End', the reverse with a large floral spray, restored, 15.8cm.

After the satire published by Piercy Roberts. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls 528 and 529.

Provenance: ex Lewison collection, sold Phillips, 8th April 1998, lot 393.

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Lot 208
1803 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A pearlware jug, c.1803, printed in brown and decorated in colours with a scene titled 'John Bull shewing the Corsican Monkey', depicting a monkey dressed as Bonaparte on the back of a bear, the reverse with a panel inscribed with mocking address, signed in the print 'Manufactured by T. Harley Lane End', the neck with foliate bands, a little restoration to the spout, 17.5cm.

After Woodward's satire engraved by Isaac Cruikshank and published by Ackerman on 3rd September 1803. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 532, 533 and 535.
Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 209
1804 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A large pearlware jug, c.1804, printed in brown and hand-coloured with a figural scene titled 'Bonny in His New Clothes', the reverse with 'The Upshot or Bonny Fire', both signed in the print 'Clive Desig', beneath a neck painted in bright colours, a large footrim chip, 19.2cm.

Napoleon was proclaimed Emperor on 18th May 1804. This jug, although in the same style as those by Thomas Harley of Lane End in Staffordshire, is signed by John Henry Clive of Newfield in Tunstall, Staffordshire. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls.576a, b and c, 578 and 579.

Provenance: ex Lewinson collection, sold Phillips, 8th April 1998, lot 389.


Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 210
1804 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A pearlware mug, c.1804, printed in brown and decorated in colours with a scene of Napoleon hanging above a bonfire, titled 'The Upshot or Bonny Fire', signed in the print 'Clive desig', restored, 10.8cm.

See the footnote to lot 209 and David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pl.582.

Provenance: with Garry Atkins, March 2002.


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Lot 211
1804 GREAT INVASION SCARE
A creamware jug, c.1804, printed in black and decorated in colours with scenes entitled 'John Bull and his Companion Challenging Bonaparte and his relation', the reverse with 'Bonaparte's Last Shift', the diminutive leader beset by flying mythical creatures, beneath the spout with a simple printed flower spray, a little chipping to the spout and handle, 19.4cm.

Bonaparte's speech bubble in the first cartoon makes reference to having 'obtained the Crown', which occurred on 18th May 1804. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 584 and 585.
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 212
3RD OCTOBER 1804: BRITISH SEIZE OF SPANISH TREASURE CONVOY
A large creamware jug, c.1804, printed in black with figural scenes titled 'The Dons Outwitted or John Bull in Time' and 'John Bull peppering Bonaparte to the Front and Rear', beneath the spout with a warship under sail inscribed 'Britons Never Shall be Slaves', restoration to the spout and rim cracks, 22.8cm.

After the satire of somewhat similar title by Charles Williams, published by Fores on 1st November 1804, the cartoon depicted, together with much speech, refers to the engagement by four British frigates, under the command of Captain Graham Moore, of a Spanish convoy carrying treasure from the New World to France. Although Britain and Spain were not at war Spain had, under the Treaty of St. Ildefonso of 1st October 1800, agreed to help the French. In the ensuing action, one Spanish ship was blown up, the remainder captured and their prized cargo seized. Although the news was received to popular acclaim back in Britain, a consequence of the action was a declaration of war. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 510, 586 and 589 and colour plate VIIb.

Estimate:  £700 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 213
1805 BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR
A creamware frog mug, c.1805, probably by Dawson & Co. of Sunderland, printed in black with a naval engagement scene, titled below, the interior modelled with a brown frog, some restoration, 12.2cm.

This scene was initially produced captioned for the Battle of the Nile and signed by Dawson & Co. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 478, 595a, b and c.

Provenance: with John May, September 1994.


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Lot 214
ADMIRAL NELSON AND CAPTAIN HARDY
A Pratt ware style jug, c.1905, moulded with profile portraits of Nelson and Hardy, titled around the rim, 16cm.

The moulded portrait of Hardy is the same as that of Berry produced in Pratt ware after the Battle of the Nile in 1798. With minimal alteration it was subsequently re-issued and re-named after the Battle of Trafalgar. The mould, by now well worn, was again re-issued perhaps upon the centenary of Trafalgar. Cf. John and Griselda Lewis, Pratt Ware, pp.147-148.

Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 215
1805 NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A Newcastle Pottery frog mug, c.1805, the cylindrical form printed in black with sailors grieving at a tomb decorated with a portrait of Nelson, with lines of verse each side, inscribed 'Newcastle Pottery', the interior modelled with a black frog, restoration to the rim, 11.7cm.

Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pl.596.

Provenance: with John May, September 1994.


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Lot 216
1805 NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A large pearlware mug, c.1805, printed in grey and hand-coloured with an inscribed portrait medallion, the reverse with a scene of a ship with a portrait of George III and a banner inscribed 'Success to Commerce', four lines of verse between, heralding Nelson, restoration to the handle and foot, 13.5cm.

Cf. John & Jennifer May, Commemorative Pottery 1780-1900, col. pl. 5.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 217
1805 NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A Pratt ware jug, dated 1809, moulded and painted with an apotheosis scene of Nelson in a chariot drawn by hippocampi, flanked by scenes of Britannia, Fame and Plenty, initialled TW and dated 1809 beneath the spout, restoration to the spout and handle, 15.5cm.

Cf. John and Griselda Lewis, Pratt Ware, p.154.

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Lot 218
1805 NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A creamware jug, c.1805, printed in red with a head and shoulders portrait titled 'Admiral Lord Nelson' above his dates, the reverse with a detailed and inscribed battle plan of Trafalgar, the spout restored, 15.4cm.

Cf. John & Jennifer May, Commemorative Pottery 1780-1900, pls. 167 and 168; David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 592 and 593.
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 219
NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A rare Barr Flight & Barr (Worcester) jug, c.1805, printed in black with a small but finely drawn head and shoulders portrait, signed in the print 'A R Burt' (reversed), the sides with a French eagle standard, the shaft entwined with serpents, and a dove of Peace, impressed mark, 14.8cm.

This mirror-image portrait is after the recently discovered sketch of Nelson by Albin Roberts Burt, done in pencil on silk about 1802. Burt's brother, Henry Frederick, was Nelson's secretary and Burt himself was a close friend of both Sir William and Emma Hamilton. He trained initially as an engraver under Robert Threw and Benjamin Smith. Adverts affixed to the reverse of some of his works stated that he had invented a machine by which the most accurate likenesses can be taken. It is likely that in searching for a suitable posthumous portrait of Nelson this very personal likeness was settled upon by Barr Flight & Barr and reproduced, by virtue of Burt's invention, as a mirror image. There is no record of this portrait in either Richard Walker's 1998 seminal or his 1985 Regency Portraits catalogue. The recently discovered original pencil drawing was sold by Charles Miller Ltd in their Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments and Art auction on 8th November 2016 as lot 71 with a provenance described as UK private collection.
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 220
1805 NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A pearlware jug, c.1805, printed in brown with an oval portrait of Nelson, beneath the spout inscribed with his decorations, the reverse with a cartouche of Victory, the rim with military trophies, partial printed number to the base, 14.8cm.

Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, p.214, pls. 598 and 599.

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 221
1805 BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR, NELSON AND COLLINGWOOD
A pearlware jug, dated 1805, printed in brown with a cartouche of Victory inscribed 'Off Trafalgar Oct'r 21 1805', flanked by titled portraits of Nelson and Collingwood, reserved on a dense floral scroll ground, handle restored, 16.3cm.

Admiral Lord Collingwood assumed command of the Mediterranean Fleet upon Nelson's death, an appointment which was subsequently confirmed. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 601 and 603.



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Lot 222
1805 NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A creamware jug, c.1805, probably Sunderland, printed in black and decorated in colours with a named and dated portrait flanked by Britannia and Jack Tar, the reverse with a four line stanza, restored, 15.5cm.

Cf. John & Jennifer May, Commemorative Pottery 1780-1900, p.101 (S) for a description of this print.
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Lot 223
NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A Sunderland lustre jug, c.1825, printed in black and hand-coloured with a portrait medallion inscribed 'Lord Nelson Died 21 of October 1805', flanked by cartouches of Jack Tar and twelve lines of verse, reserved on a purplish pink lustre ground, 19.6cm.

The style of decoration and abundance of pink lustre on this jug suggest it was produced some 20 years after Nelson's death. Despite the intervening years, Nelson's memory continued to be held dear.


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Lot 224
1805 NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A rare and large creamware jug, c.1805, the ovoid body printed in brown and decorated in colours with a vignette of a grieving Britannia holding a portrait, the reverse inscribed with Fame and lines of script titled 'Britannia's address on the Death of Lord Nelson', restored, 21.2cm.

Cf. John & Jennifer May, Commemorative Pottery 1780-1900, p.100 (P) for a description of this print.
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 225
NELSON IN MEMORIAM
A Sunderland pink lustre jug, c.1813-25, printed in black with an inscribed oval portrait flanked by flags and ships, the reverse with a view of the Iron Bridge over the Wear, signed and dated Dixon & Co 1813, beneath the spout with eight lines of verse titled 'Forget Me Not', painted 'M.J. Moth, Cowes', with pink lustre bands to the rim, restoration to the spout and top of the handle, 20.5cm.

Cf. John & Jennifer May, Commemorative Pottery 1780-1900, p.97 (D) for a description of these pieces often produced long after Nelson's death.

Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 226
LORD COLLINGWOOD
A small pearlware plate, c.1806, printed in blue with a head and shoulders portrait titled 'Lord Collingwood', within a berried border, the rim with a dense Oriental style band, restored, 16cm.

Admiral Collingwood assumed command of the Mediterranean Fleet upon Nelson's death, an appointment which was subsequently confirmed. On 9th November 1805 he was raised to the Peerage as Baron Collingwood. His early request to be relieved of this appointment was denied on the grounds that the country could not dispense with his services in the face of the ongoing French threat. In declining health, his renewed request to return to Britain was finally granted. On 7th March 1810, whilst returning to England, he died at sea and was laid to rest in St Paul's Cathedral.
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 227
EARL ST VINCENT
A Wedgwood jasperware portrait plaque, 19th century, applied in white on a pale blue ground, with a head and shoulders profile, the plaque 11cm high, mounted in a later frame.

Sir John Jervis was created Earl St Vincent following his great victory over the overwhelming Spanish fleet at St Vincent on 14th February 1797. An accomplished Naval commander, he completed his last Naval engagement in 1806 at the age of 72 when in command of the Channel fleet on an expedition to Portugal.

Provenance: ex Pugh Collection, sold Christie's, South Kensington, 26 April 2001, lot 51 and where described 'impressed both Vincent and marked on the reverse'. Cf. Reilly & Savage, Wedgwood: the Portrait Medallions, p.297 for an earlier version of the same likeness.

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 228
1805 IMPEACHMENT OF LORD MELVILLE
A small pearlware mug, mid 19th century, printed in brown and hand-coloured with a scene of three figures titled 'A North Country Transfer or Abraham Newland Alarm', restored, 9.1cm.

A satire by Isaac Cruikshank of the same title was published on 5th April 1805 and referred to the admission by Alexander Trotter, the Navy's Paymaster, that public money had been transferred from the Bank of England into his private bank account to enable him to speculate; albeit without loss of public money other than that of interest. Abraham Newland was the Chief Cashier of the Bank of England. In the 1806 proceedings against Viscount Melville, on whose watch as Treasurer of the British Navy this had happened, Melville was acquitted.



Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 229
1803 BATTLE OF ASSAYE
A Copeland & Garrett pearlware plate, c.1840, printed in black with an equestrian battle scene, circled by a laurel wreath with a banner inscribed 'Col. Maxwell's Last Charge at Assye', printed and impressed marks, 21.6cm.

In the second Anglo-Maratha war, the Battle of Assaye on 23rd September 1803 was a turning point which represented the Duke of Wellington's first major victory. During the battle, a detachment of British cavalry under Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Maxwell was ordered into action. Routing the swarming attackers, Maxwell continued his charge into the Maratha infantry despite the guns to his left driving them and the guns backwards across the Juah, thus defeating a combined Maratha army of Daulat Scindia and the Raja of Berar, but losing his life in the process. The depiction here was engraved by J H Engleheart after A Cooper.

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 230
WARREN HASTINGS
A miniature glass Tassie-type portrait, 1st half 19th century, finely carved in white and applied to an amber glass ground, the plaque 3.7cm high, mounted in an ebonised frame.

Hastings, born in 1732, became the first Governor of Bengal from 1772 until 1785. In 1795 he was acquitted by the House of Lords after a seven year trial for cruelty during his Indian administration. Retiring to Gloucestershire, he was appointed a Privy Councillor in 1814 and died in 1818.


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Lot 231
1807 WILLIAM PITT IN MEMORIAM
An enamel paste and glass portrait plaque, dated 1807, designed by Catherine Andras for James Tassie, mounted on a blue glass panel, signed 'C Andras 1807', the plaque 9.8cm high, mounted in a gilt metal frame.

Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £450
Lot 232
WILLIAM PITT AND CHARLES JAMES FOX
A pair of small Tassie-type glass miniature portraits, c.1806, each head and shoulders profile carved in white on a black glass ground, mounted together in an ebonised frame, a repair to the portrait of Fox, each plaque 2.5cm.

Pitt (the Younger) and Fox were staunch political adversaries who both died whilst still in office in 1806, Fox on 13th September.

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 233
CHARLES JAMES FOX
A circular Pratt ware plaque, c.1806, moulded with a head and shoulders portrait of the politician, after the 1782 portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds, painted in a typical palette, 12.7cm.

Cf. John and Griselda Lewis, Pratt Ware, p.132.


Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 234
CHARLES JAMES FOX
A large Turner dry-bodied stoneware jug, c.1809, printed in brown and decorated in colours with a named portrait inscribed with four lines of verse, the reverse with an allegory of Britannia holding aloft the cap of Liberty, a worn Sheffield plate mount to the rim stamped 'Tho. Law & Co', impressed Turner mark, 241mm.

Provenance: British Political Commemoratives: 1741 to 1991 Collection, sold by Historical & Collectable, 12th September 1999, lot 516C.

Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £3000
Lot 235
CHARLES JAMES FOX
A Minton biscuit porcelain figure, c.1835, after John Raphael Smith, depicted seated in a chair and holding a scroll, raised on a pierced, scrolled base, a scroll lacking beneath his chair, 20cm.

Smith painted a number of portraits of Fox seated in his study at St Anne's Hill, Chertsey including a posthumous version. Cf. Richard Dennis, The Parian Phenomenon, fig. 181 where a drawing of shape 72 from the Minton Design Book is illustrated.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 236
17TH FEBRUARY 1807: GORDON'S SUCCESS FOR WORCESTER IN THE GENERAL ELECTION.
A fine Chamberlain's Worcester jug, dated 1807, inscribed in gilt within berried laurel swags, flanked by the monogram 'BJ' in gilt, the neck with a gilt foliate design on an orange ground, gilt Chamberlain's Worcester mark to the base, 18.5cm.

In a letter to the Times published the day following the election, William Gordon expressed gratitude to the electors of Worcester.

Provenance: with Stockspring Antiques, June 2015.


Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 237
1807 GENERAL ELECTION IN THE CONSTITUENCY OF YORKSHIRE
A pearlware jug, c.1807, painted in brown with the inscription 'Wilberforce & Milton. No Lascelles', the neck banded in yellow and green with brown foliate decoration, some restoration to the rim, 12.1cm.

Yorkshire had not hosted a contested election since 1741. The amount of money spent by the three candidates became the greatest in any pre-Reform election. Earl Fitzwilliam is recorded as spending 99,000 and the Earl of Harewood for his younger son Henry Lascelles spent 93,600. In the event Henry Lascelles for the Tories was narrowly beaten by William Wilberforce, an Independent, and Lord Milton, a Whig.


Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 238
ORANGE JUMPER
A Don Pottery pearlware jug, c.1809, printed in brown and decorated in bright colours with figures of a man holding a aloft a hat with a ticket inscribed 'Milton', beneath the spout with a scroll bearing seven lines of verse, restoration to the spout, handle and base, 18.5cm.

A pugilist and horse breaker by the name of Mellish, who also went under the name of Orange Jumper, was employed by Lord Milton's father, Earl Fitzwilliam, to do his bidding during the 1807 General Election in Yorkshire. Orange was the Fitzwilliam family colour. After a satire by James Gillray published by Hannah Humphrey on 6th March 1809. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls.267 and 268.


Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 239
1809 JOSEPH HANSON AND INDUSTRIAL UNREST
A large pearlware jug, dated 1810, printed in purple and hand-decorated in colours with a scene titled 'The Jolly Hatters Hanson For Ever', the reverse with a scene titled 'Charity', beneath the spout inscribed 'WS Constantine 1810' in silver, the rim with a silver lustre band, restoration to the spout and handle, 18.7cm.

Considered a dangerous agitator, Hanson was imprisoned in 1809 for sedition in addressing a mass meeting of handloom weavers. 39,600 people each contributed one penny for his defence fund and upon his release from prison he was greeted by a large body of Manchester weavers who carried him to the top of Manchester Hill.

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 240
1809 MARY ANNE CLARKE SCANDAL
A yellow ground pearlware jug, c.1809, printed en grisaille with portraits of Colonel Wardle to two sides, one of Miss Taylor beneath the spout, titled and reserved within painted black borders, reserved on a rich canary yellow ground, some restoration to the spout, 16.6cm.

Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 616 and 617.

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 241
1809 MARY ANNE CLARKE SCANDAL
A rare creamware mug, c.1809, the slender cylindrical body printed in black with a cartoon depicting the Duke of York and Albany seated between Mary Anne Clarke and Mary Anne Taylor, a chip beneath the foot, 11.5cm.

Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1100
Lot 242
1809 MARY ANNE CLARK SCANDAL
A creamware mug, c.1809, the cylindrical body printed in black and decorated in colours with a satirical cartoon depicting Mary Anne Clarke and the Duke of York and Albany centred by an inverted Bishop's mitre, above the inscription 'He's wrong who Terms the Duke a lawless spark, For every Bishop is allowed his Clark', some restoration to the foot, 15.2cm.

The Duke of York, thanks to the influence of his father George III also the Elector of Hanover, had within a year of his birth been elected to the valuable Bishopric of Osnaburg. Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls. 619a, b and c.
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 243
1809 MARY ANNE CLARKE SCANDAL
A creamware jug, dated 1809, printed in black with a three-quarter length portrait of the famed mistress, the reverse with eight lines of verse beginning 'Oh! woman, lovely woman!', beneath the spout painted 'Sarah Weeller 1809' in silver lustre, restoration to the rim and foot, 14.2cm.

Cf. Lincoln Hallinan, British Commemoratives; Royalty, Politics, War and Sport, pl.23.

Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 244
SIR FRANCIS BURDETT
A Sunderland creamware mug, c.1810, the cylindrical body printed in black with a portrait oval engraved by T. Robson for Phillips & Co., inscribed 'Sir Francis Burdett, the Independent Champion of British Freedom', a little good restoration to the rim, 11.5cm.

Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pl.631.
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 245
SIR FRANCIS BURDETT
A small silver lustre jug, c.1810, printed in red with a head and shoulders portrait titled ' The determined enemy of corruption & the constitutional friend of his Sovereign', the reverse with an oval panel detailing his arrest on 6th April 1810, reserved on a silver lustre ground with dense foliate design, the spout restored, 10.2cm.

Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pls.626 and 627.

Provenance: with Jonathan Horne, November 2000.

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 246
SIR FRANCIS BURDETT
A yellow ground pearlware jug, printed in grey with a portrait above the banner inscribed 'The determined enemy of corruption & the constitutional friend of his Sovereign', within silver lustre borders, 14.4cm.

Cf. David Drakard, Printed English Pottery, pl.62.
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Sold for:   £120
Lot 247
SIR FRANCIS BURDETT
A pearlware jug, c.1810, moulded with a half-length portrait to one side, with a banner impressed 'Sir Francis Burdett Bart', the reverse with Liberty seated and holding a Phyrigian cap, brightly enamelled in a limited palette, restoration to the spout and rim, 14.2cm.

Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 248
SIR FRANCIS BURDETT
A pearlware jug, c.1810, printed in black with allegorical figures around a portrait panel below the banner 'S F Burdett', the reverse with six lines of verse, with a trellis foliate border in silver resist lustre to the rim, restoration to the foot and base, 15.4cm.

Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
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Lot 249
GEORGE III
A Barr Worcester vase, c.1800-10, the flared form applied with ring handles and printed in black with a profile portrait titled 'K. George ye III'd', the reverse with figures before Classical ruins, faint incised B to the base, 156mm.

This profile of George III is an enlarged copy of Robert Hancock's work done in about 1761, itself adapted from the engraving by James McArdell after the painting by Jeremiah Meyer. While the incised B mark was traditionally used between 1792 and 1807, it is possible that the decoration was added a little later to commemorate the Golden Jubilee.
Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £750
Lot 250
GEORGE III
A rare rectangular pearlware plaque, c.1810, moulded and painted in Portobello colours with a head and shoulders profile portrait of the monarch at a younger age, each corner with a floral motif, the integral frame lined in green and black, pierced with two suspension holes, restored, 17cm high.

This plaque is similar in style to those produced at the Portobello factory in celebration of George IV's visit to Scotland in 1821. Cf. Lincoln Hallinan, British Commemoratives; Royalty, Politics, War and Sport, pl.37 where the author suggests that these youthful depictions may have been paired with contemporary likenesses in celebration of George III's Golden Jubilee, as happened again in 1887 for Victoria.


Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £450
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