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circa 1680

Francis Place (British, 1647 - 1728)

This mug is one of only four pots firmly attributed to Francis Place, a gentleman, skilled draftsman, and
engraver. While he was hardly a prolific potter, Place shared with John Dwight the distinction of being an
early maker of white, salt-glazed stoneware in England.

Place object was created: Dinsdale, County Durham, England or York, England

stoneware, salt glaze

Measurements:    height: 3.5 inches    width: 3.75 inches    depth: 2.875 inches

Gift of the Delhom Service League 1998.40

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH