Antique English 18th-century Salt-glaze Stoneware Heart Sweetmeat or Pickle Dish, Circa 1740-60
Antique English 18th-century Salt-glaze Stoneware Heart Sweetmeat or Pickle Dish, Circa 1740-60
Antique English 18th-century Salt-glaze Stoneware Heart Sweetmeat or Pickle Dish, Circa 1740-60

Antique English 18th-century Salt-glaze Stoneware Heart Sweetmeat or Pickle Dish, Circa 1740-60

1745 to 1755 England

Offered by Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc

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Antique 18th century English saltglazed stoneware large sectioned saltglazed heart dish is a rare survivor of this form.

The circular sweetmeat dish is moulded into six identical heart-shaped sections with a large flower head to the centre. Each section is centered with a fleur de lis design and multiple scallop-shell designs to the center and each corner with the edges with scrolling vines.

Dimensions: 8 inch diameter x 3/4 inch high

Reference:
Winterthur Museum, for a small heart-shaped dish with almost identical decoration (object # 1958.0889)



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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

Grigsby, Leslie B. 1990. The Henry H. Weldon Collection: English Pottery, Stoneware and Earthenware 1650-1800.
• Very similarly modeled example: c. 1765 (see Notes for this Winterthur record.)

Luxmoore, Chas. F. 1924. English Saltglazed Earthenware.
• Block for heart-shaped dish with similar relief decoration: pl. 48

Mountford, Arnold R. Thomas Wedgwood, John Wedgwood, and Jonah Malkin - Potters of Burslem (1972 MA Thesis).

• Period references to "hearts": appendix III, p. 64; appendix IV, pp. 9 & 16 (see Notes for this Winterthur record.)

Mountford, Arnold R. 1971. The Illustrated Guide to Staffordshire Salt-Glazed Stoneware.
• 1744-dated heart-shaped alabaster mold for pickle tray: fig. 31
Dimensions
Diameter 8.00 (20.32 cm)
Stock Code
NY8260
Medium
salt-glazed stoneware
Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc

Earle D Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc
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