A Chinese export tankard with double-strap handle decorated in underglaze blue with a typical Canton pattern landscape below a diaper border with flowers and butterflies, the shape possibly inspired by German stoneware. Height: 13.6 cm. Late eighteenth century.
No damage. Burst glaze bubble to handle and an underglaze iron spot at rim. Slight firing flaw to handle.
A German Westerwald tankard with pewter cover, the central band decorated with reserves of stylised flowers and stars within a rhomboid border. The pewter cover with a shell-shaped thumbpiece. Height (excl. lid): 15.0 cm. Early 18th cent.
Excellent condition without damage. Good strong cobalt blue, the cover slightly loose.
A Chinese armorial porcelain teapot enamelled with the the crest and motto of Foulis of Colinton and the monogram DF within a blue enamel and gold star border, with a berry finial, double strap handle and European silver spout. Height: 15 cm.; length: 27 cm. Qianlong, c. 1795.