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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 11

    A WEST COUNTRY SLIPWARE DATED PUZZLE-JUG

    1760, PROBABLY DONYATT POTTERY, SOMERSET

    Price Realised  

    A WEST COUNTRY SLIPWARE DATED PUZZLE-JUG
    1760, PROBABLY DONYATT POTTERY, SOMERSET
    The oviform body pierced to the neck with crosses and circles, incised with the date 1760 below the inscription 'fil me ful Drink of me while you wil' (chip to spout)
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high


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    See Leslie B. Grigsby, English Slip-Decorated Earthenware at Williamsburg, Catalogue (Williamsburg, 1993), Vol. 1, p. 31, pl. 32 for a jug of similar form dated 1745. See also Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, Catalogue (London, 2000), pp. 152-3, cat. no. S90 for another example dated 1790.

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