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English slipware pitcher with scraffito checker board design mid 18th century antique period.

Reference: 6725

Dated: c. 1750 England

A very rare slipware pitcher with a checkerboard type decoration in brown and cream.
The cream slip overlay is cut to expose the brown ground, a skilled technique on slipware.
The form is the classic baluster shape much in vogue in the mid 18th century, with a sharply formed beak and a nice "kick" on the terminal of the handle.

Dimensions: 5.50 inch high

Medium: slipware slip earthenware ceramic pottery

Current Condition No restoration with only minor wear commensurate to age.

Provenance: Retains labels from Chappell Collection and the London dealer Jonathan Horne

Literature: This piece is illustrated in the 2001 version of Ceramics in America published by the Chipstone Foundation, re. page 199.
A similar pitcher (damaged) is located at the Stoke on Trent Potteries Museum ,image attached for information.


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