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Slipware pottery circular dish with figure of a Highwayman on Horse back, Staffordshire

Reference: 8291

Dated: 1700 Staffordshire England

Circular shape slipware earthenware dish press molded with a figure on horseback brandishing a musket and sword enhanced with dark brown and chestnut slip against a cream colored ground. The formal rouletted border inside the pie crust rim is an added decorative feature of this exceptionally rare and stunning example of English slipware.

Diameter: 9.50inch

Medium: slipware earthenware pottery ceramic

Current Condition Unrestored, with some surface wear commensurate with age

Provenance: Ex Rous Lench Collection.
Ex Longridge Collection

Literature: Similar dish illustrated in Rackham's catalog of the famous Glaisyer Collection.
This dish is featured in Leslie Grigsby's The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware.

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