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A WROTHAM SLIPWARE DATED AND INITIALED PUZZLE-JUG
A WROTHAM SLIPWARE DATED AND INITIALED PUZZLE-JUG
A WROTHAM SLIPWARE DATED AND INITIALED PUZZLE-JUG
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A WROTHAM SLIPWARE DATED AND INITIALED PUZZLE-JUG

DATED 1642, BY JOHN LIVERMORE

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A WROTHAM SLIPWARE DATED AND INITIALED PUZZLE-JUG
DATED 1642, BY JOHN LIVERMORE
Of squat baluster form with hollow loop handle, rim and short tapering spout, the top rim applied with four animals, the body with applied cream slip medallions enclosing the initials 'IL' and the date '1642' flanked by stamped flower-heads, the top rim pierced with a band of circular apertures
4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high
Literature
L.B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, vol. 1, London, 2000, p. 111, cat. no. S47.

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For an example dated 1669 of a similar type in the British Museum, see J.E. Hodgkin and E. Hodgkin, Examples of Named, Dated and Inscribed Early English Pottery, London, 1891, p. 14, no. 47.

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