18th century ceramic toasting bowl
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18th century ceramic toasting bowl, Wallington House, Northumberland.
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One of a pair of bowls preserved at Wallington House, matching in design but not in size, which clearly relate to an election campaign. The motto reads: ‘Lett us drink success to Blackett and Fenwick’. The Wallington guidebook suggests that this refers to the 1741 Newcastle election, which saw the return of Walter Calverley Blackett and Nicho