A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
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Early Europe & Near East
Classical to Medieval
Europe from 1500
Oriental & Islamic

2000 years of pottery forms and shapes
Highly decorated 13th -14th centuries

  • Common name Brill/Boarstall ware, Buckinghamshire
  • Class Baluster jugs
  • Height left, 410mm right, 400mm
  • Identifier PW08
  • Production in west Buckinghamshire
  • Distribution widely throughout south Midlands
  • Use decanter for wine or ale
  • Date Early - mid 13th century AD
  • Historic context Found 27 feet down below modern street level from a property in the commercial centre of Oxford
  • Presented by T E Lawrence
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