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A STAFFORDSHIRE SLIPWARE LARGE DISH
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A STAFFORDSHIRE SLIPWARE LARGE DISH

CIRCA 1670-1690, PROBABLY WILLIAM TALOR

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A STAFFORDSHIRE SLIPWARE LARGE DISH
CIRCA 1670-1690, PROBABLY WILLIAM TALOR
The cream-coloured ground trailed with dark-brown and lighter-brown slip, with a pentafoil panel with five winged masks below five further masks, the dark-brown lines with cream-dot ornament, the broad rim trailed with a trellis-pattern border (cracked from rim)
17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) diam.
Provenance
Sir Victor and Lady Gollancz; Sotheby's, London, 15 July 1975, lot 69.
Literature
R.G. Cooper, 'The Pottery of Thomas Toft: A Catalogue of Toft Ware and Slip Decorated pottery, Leeds and Birmingham', Exhibition Catalogue, Leeds, 1952, no. 41.
Ronald G. Cooper, English Slipware Dishes, 1650-1850, London, 1968, pl. 123.
Ronald G. Cooper, 'Reflections on English Slipware.', The Connoisseur, 209, no. 840, February, 1982, p. 137, no. 11.
Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Catalogue, Vol. I, S7.
Exhibited
Leeds, City Art Gallery, The Pottery of Thomas Toft, 1952, no. 41.
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