ENGLISH SLIP-DECORATED EARTHENWARE TWO-HANDLED CUP, PROBABLY STAFFORDSHIRE, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.

Est. $700-$900
Sold: $480 ($400)

Of buff-colored clay, trailed with a border of dots above rows of lines in dark brown slip on a pale brown ground, pulled handles. Diameter 5 ¼ inches.

Provenance: Ex-collection Jonathan Rickard, Deep River, Connecticut.

Literature: For a discussion and illustration of a similar cup, see Leslie B. Grigsby, Michael Archer, Margaret Macfarlane and Jonathan Horne, “The Longridge Collection of English Slipware and Delftware,” vol. 1, p. 123, n. S64.

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