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An English Saltglaze Stoneware Deep Openwork Dish, Staffordshire or Yorkshire. Circa 1755-70.







An English Saltglaze Stoneware Openwork Dish, Circa 1755-70.

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An English Saltglaze Stoneware Deep Openwork Dish,

Staffordshire or Yorkshire.

Circa 1755-70.


The large deep dish has eight pierced lobes separated by foliate scrollwork and basketweave work in relief.  In the centre is a moulded medallion with a cable border containing a square pattern of dots and stars surrounded by eight small panels trellis diaper filled also with dots and stars separated by scrollwork and basketweave.


Diameter: 11 1/2 inches


Reference: Creamware and other English Pottery at Temple Newsam House, Leeds,  Page 33, # 61 for very similar dish.  The authors point out that this pattern has been found in creamware as well as stoneware and was found in quantity in both materials on the Whieldon site.


Examples wityhout openwork have been found at Kenmore, Va which was built by George Washington's sister, Betty Washington Lewis, and her husband, Fielding Lewis. (Kenmore,http://kenmore.org/wordpress/?p=277).


For an identical example see Saltglazed Stoneware in Early America by Skerry and Hood page 151.