Staffordshire square Whieldon glazed Crucifixion plaque
Lot 202
A rare Staffordshire lead-glazed earthenware Crucifixion plaque circa 1755
Sold for £2,400 (US$ 4,033) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Staffordshire lead-glazed earthenware Crucifixion plaque
circa 1755
Square, moulded in relief with numerous figures mourning, the three crucified figures reserved in white highlights against dark green and yellow glazes, 16.2cm square (broken and restuck)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: the Kanter Collection. Two similar plaques with coloured glazes, together with a salt-glazed example, were exhibited by Sampson and Horne, 2007, catalogue 07/34. A salt-glazed plaque of identical design, inscribed with the name 'Wm Simpkin', is in the British Museum, see Edwards and Hampson, White Salt-glazed Stoneware (2005), fig. 115.
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