Large dish with slip-trailed decoration of a bird
- Object Number: STKMG:1949.P.903
- Simple Name: dish
- Full Name: flat-bottomed dish
- Production Person: Comfort, Elijah (maker)
- Production Person: Cardew, Michael (decorated by)
- Production Place: Winchcombe
- Production Place: Gloucestershire
- Production Place: England
- Creation, production or manufacture details: thrown and reshaped
- Production Organisation: Winchcombe Pottery (studio)
- Summary: Large dish with slip-trailed decoration of a bird. Earthenware, flat bottom, thrown round and reshaped by taking a leaf shape piece of clay and pressing the sides together to form an oval. Central stylised decoration of a slip trailed bird in white on a black/brown background, there is a wavy line in green glaze around the border, all over lead transparent glaze, base unglazed. Monograms for Michael Cardew and Winchcombe Pottery impressed to base. Monogram for Elijah Comfort incised to base.
- Terms:studio pottery
- Additional Notes: The slip-trailed bird pattern over a black slip coat is a reworking of a traditional slipware motif.
- Contact: Potteries Museum and Art Gallery