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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    late 13th century to mid 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red earthenware with slip decoration and lead glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 1, shelf 4

Physical description

Baluster jug (London-type) of red hard earthenware, coated with a white slip and partly covered with a greenish yellow glaze. Elongated ovoid body, expanding neck recurved at the mouth, spreading base, loop handle.

Place of Origin

London (made)


late 13th century to mid 14th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Red earthenware with slip decoration and lead glaze


Height: 41.3 cm taken from Register, Diameter: 14.6 cm taken from Register

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection and formerly in the Chaffers collection.
Found in Cannon Street, London, in 1853.

Historical context note

Museum of London (83.462/45)

Descriptive line

Jug, red earthenware with buff slip and lead glaze, probably made in London, late 13th to mid 14th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Rackham, Bernard, Medieval English Pottery, 2nd ed., London: Faber & Faber, 1972
Honey, W.B., English Pottery and Porcelain, London: Black, 1947

Labels and date

Made in London, England, late 13th-early 14th century
Red earthenware with buff slip and lead glaze

2016-1901 Jermyn Street Collection

Found in an excavation in Cannon Street, London. [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Found in Cannon Street, London


Earthenware; Slip; Lead glaze




Ceramics; Slipware


Ceramics Collection

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