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.
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