"Long May We Live" Figs, Large Plate

by 1690 Ceramics


A large hand-built terracotta dish, decorated in white slip and sgraffito. The ditty originates from an 18th century English creamware mug, made for a child; the fig, a symbol of peace, abundance and enlightenment.

36cm / 15cm diameter

*Please allow a lead time of 12 weeks 

* Non-refundable 


Artist and designer Sophie Wilson lived in London for several years before moving to the Fens in Lincolnshire with her children. A dilapidated Manor House dating back to 1551 is their home, and from the kitchen table she produces 1690 Ceramics; a range of handsome, hand-built terracotta dishes, decorated in white slip and sgraffito. More items from 1690 Ceramics
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