Rare Slip-decorated Buff-body Dish, Staffordshire, England, c. 1720, the interior with a cream colored and light brown slip arch and dot decoration, four stylized petals and diamonds divided by cream and light brown slip dot decoration, the rim with cream and light brown trailed slip lattice decoration, all against a field of dark brown slip, coggled rim, ht. 3 1/4, dia. 16 3/4 in.
Provenance: The Jonathan Rickard Collection.
Literature: Illustrated in Ronald G. Cooper, English Slipware Dishes 1650-1850, (London: Alex Tiranti, 1968); and Leslie B. Grigsby, The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware, (London: Jonathan Horne Publications, 2000).
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