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 Triple-decker jug
  • Height 430mm
  • Identifier PW12
  • Production centre in west Buckinghamshire
  • Distribution north and west of production centre
  • Use tableware
  • Date Mid - late 13th century AD
  • Published in Leeds 1938, Pl XIX B, 173
  • Historic context a pit in the yard of a medieval inn, with baluster and tripod pitchers
  • Presented by Warden and scholars of Merton College, Oxford
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