Royal Doulton Lambeth stoneware tyg
A rare Royal Doulton Lambeth three handled stoneware salt glazed tyg, stamped 'Doulton Lambeth'.
The main body depicts both tavern & hunting scenes.
This tyg depicts period dressed locals drinking in a tavern & underneath these are running hounds & stags.
There are three small handles with a foxhound suspended from each, forming the three large handles on the piece.
This piece has a salt glaze decoration on the main part of the body with a brown glazed band at the top which covers about a quarter of the piece.
Salt glazed stoneware is pottery with a translucent glaze that has a slight orange-peel texture.
The tyg was also known as a 'loving cup' or 'pass cup' as they were often used by 2 or more people to drink from.
In the 1800's, Lambeth of London became a centre for the production of salt glazed stoneware, this later became The Royal Doulton Company.
Height: 6.25'' / 16cm
Width: 9'' / 23cm
Depth: 9'' / 23cm