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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black earthenware and green lead glaze

  • Museum number:

    1447-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 1, shelf 3

Physical description

Jug of buff earthenware, decorated with a row of thumb marks round the base and covered with a green glaze. It has a flattened globular body with short cylindrical neck, the greater part of which, together with the loop handle, is missing.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Black earthenware and green lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm taken from Register, Diameter: 21.0 cm taken from Register

Object history note

Found in Moorgate Street, London.

Historical context note

Bought along with 1446-1901 for 10s. 6d.
Temporary entry pending creation of acquisition record.

Descriptive line

Squat jug of buff earthenware covered with a green glaze. Found in London. English, Surrey (Kingston), 14th century.

Labels and date

Jug
Made in Kingston, Surrey, England, late 13th-early 14th century
White earthenware with lead glaze

1447-1901

Found in Moorgate Street, London. [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Thrown

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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