Bristol pottery

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There were a number of potteries in the Bristol area making tin-glazed earthenware or delftware from the late 17th and through the 18th centuries. Early pieces included blue-dash chargers, large boldly decorated dishes with blue slanting dashes around the rim. By the 18th century blue and white chinoiserie decoration was very popular, and products included plates, punch bowls, flower bricks, and posset pots.

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