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T0403SW.WAYTESPRIGSHOPJAR.M     Superbly huge size, heavily sprigged early saltglazed stoneware shop jar c1830 with William IV coat of arms surmounted by large, deep andflorate banner reading "WAYTE.No5.GRACECH.ST" in bold serif caps all heavily pronounced. Overall grey/buff colour, flat base and straight sides,ithannular rilling marks near top of body and string groove just under lip. Usual very small touchmarks and rustic crudity.Chip/flake 1/2" wide inside lip. chip approx 1/2"wide left base edge, All insignificant and not distracting. Easily one of the most magnificent of shop jars. Also in stock we have the following one version of similar size and almost as imressive sprigging, (see image).  8 1/8"high, 6 1/2"diameter   £sold

Saltglaze giant sprigged shop pot

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