antique spongeware


early sponge decorated plate

a rare and early example of sponge work, pearlware body with hand painted decoration and sponged decoration. there is an indistinct stamp with the initials j.t, this may be for josiah twigg who worked from newhill pottery, yorkshire, though there is a body of research that points to the north of ireland.

british or possibly irish.  Circa 1820

width  27cm (10 1/2")

price £ 185  GBP


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