A LARGE ENGLISH SLIPWARE DATED AND INSCRIBED POSSET-POT
A LARGE ENGLISH SLIPWARE DATED AND INSCRIBED POSSET-POT
A LARGE ENGLISH SLIPWARE DATED AND INSCRIBED POSSET-POT
A LARGE ENGLISH SLIPWARE DATED AND INSCRIBED POSSET-POT
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A LARGE ENGLISH SLIPWARE DATED AND INSCRIBED POSSET-POT

DATED 1700, NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE

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A LARGE ENGLISH SLIPWARE DATED AND INSCRIBED POSSET-POT
DATED 1700, NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE
Of stepped baluster form, the loop handles with scroll terminals and with a short curved spout, the pale-ochre ground decorated in grey olive green and dark-brown slip and cream dot-ornament with a band of stylized exotic birds and roundels beneath a band of tulips and a band of foliage and roundels beneath the inscription and date 'LYDIA. MOVNTFORD HER POT 1700'
6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high
Literature
J. Horne, English Pottery and Related Works of Art, London, 2005, 05/2.

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See B. Rackham, Catalogue of The Glaisher Collection of Pottery & Porcelain in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, Woodbridge, 1987, vol. I, p. 46, no. 291, pl. 23D for another example similarly inscribed 'LYDDIA'.

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