Antique English earthenware cradle dated 1847 and with the initials M:I in slip decoration.

Antique English earthenware cradle dated 1847 and with the initials M:I in slip decoration.
Antique English earthenware cradle dated 1847 and with the initials M:I in slip decoration. Antique English earthenware cradle dated 1847 and with the initials M:I in slip decoration. Antique English earthenware cradle dated 1847 and with the initials M:I in slip decoration.
Offered by: John Howard at Heritage
Dealer reference: 9971

Description

Dated: 1847 England North country

The pottery cradle is slab made and profusely decorated on the dark brown ground with dots, squiggles, the date 1847, and the initials M:I in a cream-colored slip. These charming pieces, often given as Christening gifts, survive to this day from their heartfelt intention within the family.

Dimensions:4 inches high,6.5 inches wide

Current Condition: Unrestored fine condition.

Provenance: Synge- Craven Collection England

Height: 4.00inch (10.16 cm)
Width: 6.50inch (16.51 cm)

Condition

Unrestored fine condition.

Date

Circa 1847

Price

£2,250.00

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