Pierced Creamware Covered Bowl 18th Century England Circa 1780
This lovely pierced, covered creamware bowl was made in Staffordshire or Yorkshire, England, circa 1780. It was made to serve fruits, nuts, or sweets. The bowl and its cover have intricate, expertly crafted handmade piercings. The delicate, all-around, pierced decoration is outstanding. Extensive open piercings like this are rare on 18th-century English creamware. An elegant acorn finial adds height to the bowl.
The underside of the bowl has a label for prominent English antique pottery dealer John Howard.
Dimensions: 5.75″ diameter x 7″ tall