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A GROUP OF STAFFORDSHIRE SALT-GLAZED CREAMWARE
A GROUP OF STAFFORDSHIRE SALT-GLAZED CREAMWARE

CIRCA 1760

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A GROUP OF STAFFORDSHIRE SALT-GLAZED CREAMWARE
Circa 1760
Comprising three octafoil reticulated dishes, each trellis-pierced lobe moulded with acanthus scrolls, the well with similar cartouches enclosing diaper pattern on a basketweave ground, 9.7/8in. (25.1cm.) diam., the larger two; an oval reticulated basket with everted rim and bracket handles, 7.7/8in. (20cm.) wide overall; and a model of a ewe and lamb recumbent on rocky ground, the ewe's eyes plugged with dark brown clay, 5in. (14cm.) wide (5)

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Cf. The Collection of Kay and Richard Barrett, Christie's New York, 17 June 1997, lot 83 for similarly moulded salt-glazed creamware dishes.
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