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North Midlands (Staffordshire-Type) Slipware


Trailed Decoration


18AN39 Saunders Point
c. 1720-1800


Melonfield 18CV169
c. 1660 - 1685

North Midlands slip decorated dish with trailed and “jeweled” slip crossed leaf (?) and butterfly/moth (?) motifs, Coggled rim, Rim diameter: 12.00”, from 18AN39. North Midlands slip decorated handled cup. Interior decorated with “jeweled” dots of slip typical of late 17th- and early 18th-century vessels. Decorated in white and brown slip, Glazed interior (left) and exterior (middle). Base diameter: 5.75” Lot 229. Paste shot shown on right - from 18CV169.     North Midlands slip decorated handled cup. Interior decorated with “jeweled” dots of slip typical of late 17th- and early 18th-century vessels. Decorated in white and brown slip, Glazed interior (left) and exterior (middle). Base diameter: 5.75” Lot 229. Paste shot shown on right - from 18CV169.     North Midlands slip decorated handled cup. Interior decorated with “jeweled” dots of slip typical of late 17th- and early 18th-century vessels. Decorated in white and brown slip, Glazed interior (left) and exterior (middle). Base diameter: 5.75” Lot 229. Paste shot shown on right - from 18CV169.

North Midlands slip decorated dish with
trailed and “jeweled” slip crossed leaf
(?) and butterfly/moth (?) motifs.
Coggled rim. Rim diameter:  12.00”

North Midlands slip decorated handled cup.  Interior decorated with “jeweled” dots of slip
typical of late 17th- and early 18th-century vessels. Decorated in white and brown slip.
Glazed interior (left) and exterior (middle). Base diameter:  5.75” Lot 229.
 Paste shot shown on right.


Oxon Hill,18PR175
Area I Well, (ca. 1710 - ca. 1750)

North Midlands reverse slip plate or dish, Vessel covered with brown slip, with white slip trailed decoration applied over brown slip.Coggled rim. M.V. #161 - from 18PR175.

North Midlands reverse slip plate or dish.
Vessel covered with brown slip, with white
slip trailed decoration applied over brown slip.
Coggled rim. M.V. #161

North Midlands reverse slip decorated
hollow vessel of indeterminate form. Vessel covered with brown slip, with white slip trailed decoration applied over brown slip on vessel exterior. Rim diameter: 3.75” M.V. #6

North Midlands trailed press molded dish.
Trailed white slip on brown slip ground.
Glazed interior and unglazed exterior.
Coggled rim. Vessel diameter: 6.00”  M.V. #159


Queenstown Courthouse 18QU124
c. 1708-present


North Midlands slip decorated hollow vessel of indeterminate form.  Exterior decorated with “jeweled” dots of slip typical of late 17th- and early 18th-century vessels.  Decorated in white and brown slip. Glazed interior and exterior.  Lot 147.   North Midlands trailed press molded dish. Trailed white slip on brown slip ground. Glazed interior and unglazed exterior. Coggled rim. Rim diameter:  7.50” - from 18QU124.

North Midlands slip decorated hollow vessel
of indeterminate form.  Exterior decorated
with“jeweled” dots of slip typical of late
17th- and early 18th-century vessels.
  Decorated in white and brown slip.
Glazed interior and exterior.  Lot 147.

 

North Midlands trailed press molded dish.
Trailed white slip on brown slip ground.
Glazed interior and unglazed exterior.
Coggled rim. Rim diameter:  7.50”.


Cobridge 4

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England

North Midlands slip decorated flat vessel of indeterminate form (probably dish or plate).  “Jeweled” dots of slip typical of late 17th and early 18th century vessels.  Decorated in white, red and brown slip. Glazed interior, unglazed exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.   North Midlands reverse slip decorated hollow vessel of indeterminate form. Vessel covered with brown slip, with white slip trailed decoration applied over brown slip on vessel exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.
North Midlands slip decorated flat vessel of
indeterminate form (probably dish or plate).
“Jeweled” dots of slip typical of late 17th
and early 18th century vessels. Decorated in
white, red and brown slip. Glazed interior,
unglazed exterior.
  North Midlands reverse slip decorated hollow
vessel of indeterminate form. Vessel covered
with brown slip, with white slip trailed
decoration applied over brown slip on
vessel exterior.

Hanley


Hanley 7

-----------------------Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England -----------------------
North Midlands reverse slip decorated flat vessels of indeterminate form. Interior of vessel covered with red slip with white slip trailed decoration applied over red slip. Glazed interiors, unglazed exteriors - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.North Midlands reverse slip decorated flat vessels of indeterminate form. Interior of vessel covered with red slip with white slip trailed decoration applied over red slip. Glazed interiors, unglazed exteriors - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.North Midlands reverse slip decorated flat vessels of indeterminate form. Interior of vessel covered with red slip with white slip trailed decoration applied over red slip. Glazed interiors, unglazed exteriors - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England. North Midlands reverse slip decorated dish.  Decorated in white slip in possible floral pattern. Interior of vessel covered with red slip and white slip trailed decoration applied over red slip. Glazed interior and unglazed brown slip dipped exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.

North Midlands reverse slip decorated flat vessels of indeterminate form.
Interior of vessel covered with red slip with white slip trailed decoration applied
over red slip. Glazed interiors, unglazed exteriors.

North Midlands reverse slip decorated dish.
  Decorated in white slip in possible floral
pattern. Interior of vessel covered with red
slip and white slip trailed decoration applied
over red slip. Glazed interior and unglazed
brown slip dipped exterior.


Hanley 9

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England

North Midlands slip decorated flat vessel of indeterminate form (probably dish or plate). Decorated in circle and x-pattern in white and brown slip.  Glazed interior, unglazed exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England. North Midlands slip decorated hollow vessel of indeterminate form. Decorated in asterisk pattern in red slip. Glazed interior and exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England. North Midlands reverse slip decorated flat vessel of indeterminate form (probably dish or plate). Interior of vessel covered with red slip and white slip trailed decoration applied over red slip. Glazed interior, unglazed exterior -  Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.
North Midlands slip decorated flat vessel of
indeterminate form (probably dish or plate).
Decorated in circle and x-pattern in white and
brown slip.  Glazed interior, unglazed exterior.
North Midlands slip decorated hollow vessel
of indeterminate form. Decorated in asterisk
pattern in red slip. Glazed interior and exterior.
North Midlands reverse slip decorated flat
vessel of indeterminate form (probably dish
or plate). Interior of vessel covered with red
slip and white slip trailed decoration applied
over red slip. Glazed interior, unglazed exterior.

Combed


18AN39 Saunders Point
c. 1720-1800


Melonfield 18CV169
c. 1660 - 1685


18KE292 Buck Site
c. 1660-1700

North Midlands slipped earthenware handled cup/mug with brown slip on white slip ground. Rim diameter: 3.50” Height:  Approximately 3.00”, from 18AN39. Base sherd of indeterminate hollow vessel.  Note the area of damage to the glaze in the upper center of the sherd where the white slip and brown slip combing are visible. Base diameter: 3.00”, Lot 229, from 18CV169. North Midlands slipped earthenware handled cup/mug with combed brown slip on white slip ground, from 18KE292.

North Midlands slipped earthenware handled cup/mug with brown slip on white slip
ground. Rim diameter - 3.5”;
Height approximately 3”.

Base sherd of indeterminate hollow vessel.
  Note the area of damage to the glaze in the
upper center of the sherd where the white slip
and brown slip combing are visible.
Base diameter: 3.00”, Lot 229.

North Midlands slipped earthenware
handled cup/mug with combed brown
slip on white slip ground.


Oxon Hill,18PR175
Area I Well, (ca. 1710 - ca. 1750)

North Midlands slip decorated handled cup decorated with brown dots and combed decoration. Rim diameter: 5.00”, M.V. #12, from 18PR175. North Midlands combed press molded dish. Trailed and combed brown slip on white slip ground. Glazed interior and unglazed exterior.  Coggled rim. Rim diameter  12”, Area I, from 18PR175.

North Midlands slip decorated handled cup decorated with brown
dots and combed decoration. Rim diameter: 5.00”, M.V. #12

North Midlands combed press molded dish. Trailed and combed
brown slip on white slip ground. Glazed interior and unglazed
exterior. Coggled rim. Rim diameter  12”, Area I, Vessel 6076.


Bennett's Point 18QU28
c. 1675-1765


18QU124 Queenstown Courthouse
c. 1708-present

North Midlands slipped earthenware hollow vessel with combed brown slip on white slip ground from 18QU28. North Midlands combed press molded dish. Trailed and combed brown slip on white slip ground. Coggled rim, from 18QU124. North Midlands combed press molded dish. Trailed and combed brown slip on white slip ground, from 18QU124.

North Midlands slipped earthenware hollow
vessel with combed brown slip on
white slip ground.

North Midlands combed press molded dish.
Trailed and combed brown slip on white slip
ground. Coggled rim.

North Midlands combed press molded dish.
Trailed and combed brown slip on
white slip ground.


Burslem 2


Cobridge 4

--------------------- Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England ---------------------

 

North Midlands combed slipware hollow vessel, probably cup or mug.  Glazed interior and exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England. North Midlands combed slipware hollow vessel, probably cup or mug.  Glazed interior and exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England. North Midlands combed slipware flat vessel (most likely a dish). Glazed interior and brown slipped unglazed exterior -  Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.

North Midlands combed slipware hollow
vessel, probably cup or mug.
Glazed interior and exterior.

North Midlands combed slipware hollow
vessel, probably cup or mug. 
Glazed interior and exterior

North Midlands combed slipware flat
vessel (most likely a dish). Glazed interior
and brown slipped unglazed exterior.


Hanley 7

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England

North Midlands combed and dotted slipware cup.  Dotted decoration common in 17th and 18th century.  Glazed interior and exterior.  Rim diameter  approximately 5” - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England. North Midlands combed and dotted slipware hollow vessel (bowl or chamberpot?).  Glazed interior and exterior, rim diameter is 5" - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.

North Midlands combed and dotted slipware cup. 
Dotted decoration common in 17th and 18th century. 
Glazed interior and exterior. Rim diameter  approximately 5”.

North Midlands dotted slipware hollow vessel (bowl?). 
Glazed interior and exterior. Rim diameter is 5”.

North Midlands combed slipware flat vessel ( most likely a dish). Trailed and combed brown slip on white slip ground. Glazed interior and unglazed exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England. North Midlands combed slipware flat vessel ( most likely a dish). Trailed and combed brown slip on white slip ground. Glazed interior and unglazed exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.

North Midlands combed slipware flat vessel
(most likely a dish). Trailed and combed brown slip
on white slip ground. Glazed interior and unglazed exterior.

North Midlands combed slipware flat vessel
(most likely a dish). Trailed and combed brown
slip on white slip ground. Glazed interior and unglazed exterior.


Mount Vernon 44FX762

Photo used courtesy of Mount Vernon


North Midlands slip decorated handled drinking pot/cup decorated with dotted, trailed and combed decoration. Rim diameter: 4.75”; Vessel Height: 3.00”; Object  ID: 2996. Learn more about this object at:http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html. North Midlands slip decorated handled drinking pot/cup decorated with dotted, trailed and combed decoration. Rim diameter: 4.75”; Vessel Height: 3.40”; Object  ID:  2999. Learn more about this object at:http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html

North Midlands slip decorated handled drinking pot/cup
decorated with dotted, trailed and combed decoration.
Rim diameter: 4.75”; Vessel Height: 3.00”; Object  ID: 2996.
Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html

 

North Midlands slip decorated handled drinking pot/cup
decorated with dotted, trailed and combed decoration.
Rim diameter: 4.75”; Vessel Height: 3.40”; Object  ID:  2999.
Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html

North Midlands slip decorated handled drinking pot/cup decorated with dotted, trailed and combed decoration. Rim diameter: 4.75”; Vessel Height: 3.25”; Object  ID:  2648. Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html North Midlands slip decorated handled cup decorated with trailed and combed decoration.  Rim diameter: 3.50”; Object  ID:  2647. Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html.

North Midlands slip decorated handled drinking pot/cup
decorated with dotted, trailed and combed decoration.
Rim diameter: 4.75”; Vessel Height: 3.25”; Object  ID:  2648.
Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html

North Midlands slip decorated handled cup decorated
with trailed and combed decoration.
Rim diameter: 3.50”; Object ID: 2647.
Learn more about this object at: http://mountvernonmidden.org/default.html.

Marbled

18CV271Patuxent Point
c. 1658-1690s


18QU124 Queenstown Courthouse
c. 1708-present

North Midlands sherds with marbled decoration, Patuxent Point - 18CV271, squares 1423, 1915, and 1016, 17th century. North Midlands press molded dish with marbled decoration. Coggled rim, from 18QU124.

North Midlands hollow vessel with marbled decoration.
Lots 1423, 1915, and 1016.  

North Midlands press molded dish with marbled decoration.
Coggled rim.


Cobridge 4

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England


Hanley 9

Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England

North Midlands marbleized slipware rimmed bowl or pan. Glazed interior and unglazed exterior - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England. North Midlands  marbleized slipware rimmed bowl or pan.  Glazed interior and unglazed exterior.  Maybe get a rim profile drawn since it is interesting. Rim diameter is approximately 12” - Collected by George L. Miller in 1986 in Staffordshire, England.   Rim profile.

North Midlands  marbleized slipware rimmed bowl or pan.
  Glazed interior and unglazed exterior.  

North Midlands  marbleized slipware rimmed bowl or pan.
  Glazed interior and unglazed exterior. Rim diameter
is approximately 12”.

Relief-Decorated

18QU124 Queenstown Courthouse
c. 1708-present

North Midlands slip relief-decorated press molded dish.   Relief molded pieces generally date from the late 17th to early 18th centuries (Grigsby 1993:39), Lot 23, from 18QU124.

North Midlands slip relief-decorated press molded dish.  
Relief molded pieces generally date from the late 17th to early 18th centuries (Grigsby 1993:39). Lot 23.

 


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