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Bottle

Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1675 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Dwight's Fulham Pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware, thown and with 'pulled' strap handle

  • Credit Line:

    Lent by the Museum of London. Copyright Museum of London

  • Museum number:

    LOAN:MUSEUMLONDON.74-2009

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 22, shelf 2

The spiral finger-marks indicate that this piece was thrown on a potter’s wheel. The interior is unglazed, as the salt-glaze vapours cannot penetrate the narrow opening of the bottle’s mouth.

Physical description

Brown salt-glazed stoneware, with strap handle; broken and repaired

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1675 (made)

Artist/maker

John Dwight's Fulham Pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware, thown and with 'pulled' strap handle

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm

Object history note

Excavated on the site of John Dwight's Fulham Pottery

Descriptive line

Stoneware with strap handle, large section missing, Fulham Pottery, London, 17th century. MoL no. 97.90/50 (FP86)

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware

Categories

Stoneware; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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