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Image of c244  by Michael CARDEW
Michael Cardew

  • Catalogue Number: c244
  • Title:
  • Mark: Winchcombe Seal
  • Size: 24.5cm wide
  • Description:
    Oval earthenware pie dish in dark red body with black slip over sgraffito decoration of curly zig zag pattern, the whole covered with galena glaze. These oval plates were made circular, then a piece was sliced out of the middle and the two halves stuck together to form the oval shape. They were usually made by his assistant Elijah Comfort.

    Bought New Handworkers Gallery, 1928 for 6s.6d.