T0305SW.EARLYSTONEMERC.M  Pleasing classic early brown saltglazed stoneware mercury jar c1790, impressed numeral "6" to shoulder, slightly concave base with trimmed edges, everted foot, inverted baluster form, into sloped shoulders into everting lightly tooled chisel lip. Overall rustic character with dark speckling, light touch marks etc. 1/2"shallow chip to lip edge. Rare and incresingly desirable early English stoneware utility form. 4 3/4"high, 3 1/4"max diameter.  £ SOLD

Early brown stoneware Mercury 1790