“It’s so helpful when a pot has a name and a date on it, but it isn’t always easy to read,” John began, but the guest had no idea who Joseph Glass was.
She explained: “It’s always been in the family. I imagine it was inherited by my mother and then when she died, I chose it out of her state.
“I like the simplicity of it,” the guest opined, to which the expert confirmed: “That’s the nature of what we call Slipware.
“It is a very sort of basic handmade object, but it is as simple as it can be,” he continued, paying particular attention to the specific features of the vase.