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SLI PWA RE ý Beverage Wares Puzzle jugs S91. PUZZLE JUG Probably Yorkshire Dated 1774 H.: 8 3/8" (21.3 cm); n body clay, shape, and slip-trailed decoration, tt Diam. (body): 6" (15.2 cm); pottery made at Burton-in-Lonsdale, Yorkshire, but Diam. (with handle): 7 3/4" (19.7 cm) center, it bears an unusually early date.' The jug's self-identification as "A/Pusling/jug" hell Bjug as an accurate term for similar gaming jugs ma inclusions. (see nos. D298-D303), salt-glazed stoneware, creamw LEAD GLAZE: Overall, excluding bot- shape this piece draws inspiration from delftware ex tom (with glaze overrun from sides). from the 1720s through the 1760s (see nos. D301-D3 SHAPE: Thrown. Tubular handle and is puzzle jug resembles f it is from that potting )s give credence to puzzle de in slipware, delftware ire, or other materials. In aamples, some with dates 03).1 rim with three nozzles. DECORATION: Trailed, sgraffito, and pierced. Inscribed "A/Pusling/Jug" and "The ReverenD/RicharD:NelSon/ GrasDaLe/1774." Foliate and floral motifs. Neck and rim dotted. Handle bears dashes flanked by S-scrolls. Neck with pierced triangles and dots (some glaze-filled). 154 The Longridge Collection