BRITISH PEARLWARE MOCHAWARE SLIP-MARBLED JUG, 1790-1800.
Sold: $2,880 ($2,400)
Slip-marbled in shades of brown, slate blue and white on a brick red slip field beneath a rouletted green-glazed reeded border, the handle with leafy terminals. Height 7 ¾ inches.
Provenance: “The Collection of Gloria & Charles L. Mandelstam: Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver and Prints,” Christie’s, New York, January 20-21, 2005, lot 169; Roger T. Powers, Riderwood, Maryland, 1988.
Literature: For a jug of similar shape and decoration described as possibly Derbyshire, see Suzanne Slesin, “Kitchen Ceramics,” p. 122.