A large slipware mixing bowl, decorated in earth coloured slips feathered or combed to provide the decoration to this utilitarian piece of home ware.
With signs of use and wear, this bowl shows how even the most menial household object was decorated to bring a little beauty to the kitchen.
Damage to the rim and cracks inside. Manufacturing faults in the glaze.
Late 19th century, possibly Scottish.
Size approx: 9"" wide (23cm), 4.5" high (11.5cm)