Slip back to the 1700s

Some of the wonderfully archaic-looking Staffordshire slipware of the 1700s and 1600s, which recently sold at auction at Christie’s in London. Is that a witch on the first plate?

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a_staffordshire_slipware_inscribed_and_dated_two-handled_cup_circa_169_d5323542h

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an_english_slipware_owl_jug_and_cover_circa_1715-1740_staffordshire_or_d5403674h

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