A collection of creamware pickle dishes
Lot 31
A collection of creamware pickle dishes, circa 1760-80
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium
Lot Details
A collection of creamware pickle dishes, circa 1760-80
Comprising a heart shaped dish moulded with scrollwork, 11cm long, an oval dish with a shaped rim moulded with a Chinoiserie figure in a landscape, 12.1cm wide, a scallop-shell shaped dish,10.5cm, two identical small leaf dishes, 10.5cm long, three further various leaf dishes with crisp vein moulding, 15cm, 15.2cm and 15.3cm long, and a dish moulded as an oak leaf, with sprouting acorns, 18.4cm long (some damage) (9)


  • The oval dish is illustrated by Diana Edwards, The influence of Saltglazed stoneware on creamware, Creamware Re-examined (2005), p.157 alongside its Staffordshire saltglaze counterpart. The heart shaped dish is also a well-known saltglaze form. Pickle shells are usually found in early porcelain and are rare in creamware.
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