A very pretty early mocha ware pitcher. Made in England, circa 1800. Decorated with bands of light and dark brown and engine turned dots inside a band of dark brown. For an image of this type of dotted mocha ware see “Mocha and related dipped wares”, by Jonathan Rickard pgs 104-105.
Dimensions: Diameter 3.25″ x 4.5″ tall
Condition: An original firing line inside the spout, slight crazing, a restoration to the underside of the piece.
Background of mocha ware: Mocha decorated pottery is a type of dipped ware, slip-decorated, lathe-turned, earthenware with colored slip bands on white or buff-colored bodies.