A rare Bristol Porcelain Shell Salt c.1772-1774

A rare Bristol Porcelain Shell Salt c.1772-1774

Code: 10579

Dimensions:

W: 8.5cm (3.3")H: 5.5cm (2.2")L: 13cm (5.1")

£1,350.00 Approx $1646.34, €1595.74

A rare Bristol Porcelain Shell Salt c.1772-1774. Modelled as a shell upturned on 3 claw and ball feet, the interior painted with a spray of flowers. Marked with a cross and a number 6 to the base,

A similar Salt is illustrated on page 146 of Nicholas Panes book 'English Potter - American Patriot? - Extracts from the extraordinary life of Richard Champion.' Another example is also in the Merchant Ventures Hall in Bristol where Champion was a member.

Condition: Firing crack to one foot. Very slight rim chip which has been re-filled, but otherwise in excellent condition.