Two hundred and eighty-one specimens of English Slipware were recovered from Central Trust. This coarse earthenware is characterized by a pale pink or buff body with trailed or combed slip decoration covered by a clear lead glaze. Dots, stripes, zigzags and marble-like effects are common motifs. This type of ware was a specialty of the Staffordshire potteries in England from circa 1680-1770. It was often produced in domestic forms such as mugs, posset cups, plates, bowls and pitchers.
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