A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
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2000 years of pottery forms and shapes
Highly decorated 13th -14th centuries

  • Common name Brill/Boarstall ware, Buckinghamshire
  • Class Puzzle jug
  • Height 330mm
  • Identifier PW13
  • Production west Buckinghamshire
  • Distribution west to Oxford
  • Use drinking games
  • Date Mid - late 13th century AD
  • Published in Hinton 1973, no 12; Alexander and Binski 1987 no 551, 440-441
  • Historic context an area of town associated with wealthy merchants, with another similar jug (British Museum B.6)
  • Presented by Percy Manning 1911
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