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Wrotham Slipware initialled and dated puzzle tyg 17th century English earthenware

Reference: 6490

Dated: 1696 Wrotham Kent England

A rare large sized Wrotham slipware dated flared cylindrical form puzzle tyg with four hollow loop shaped handles. The dark brown ground is profusely decorated with cream coloured slip with stud and dotted embellishments. The rectangular central panel is dated in relief 1696 above another panel with the potters initials I E (perhaps John Eaglestone). The owners initials in monogram and in triangular form W E M are interspersed with dot and dash motifs and there are various applied pad prunts including a fleur de lys and another with the Arms of Amsterdam.

Dimensions: 9.50 inch wide 7.00 inch high 9.50 inch deep

Diameter: 6.50inch

Medium: earthenware slipware pottery ceramic clay slip

Current Condition Replaced one handle, body cracks, some chipping at rim.

Provenance: R.Sainsbury Collection 1955 England with attached paperwork information.


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