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Spill Holder

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Date: 19th Century
Medium: earthenware
Dimensions:
7 1/4 x 4 3/4 x 2 7/8 inches (18.4 x 12.1 x 7.3 cm)
Classification: Household Accessories
Markings: Four blue dots (on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 41.35.4
1965 Appraisal: 594
1979 York Appraisal: 31
Accession Number: 1981.27
DescriptionOval shaped base; white ground; male and female figures; cobalt blue coats; holding sheep; white tree shaped spill holder; glazed red-orange interior.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; Gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; Accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
Terms
  • Women
  • Men
  • Sheep