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 Rounded jug
  • Height 235mm
  • Identifier PW126
  • Production centre west Buckinghamshire
  • Distribution widely throughout the south Midlands
  • Use storage of liquids
  • Date Mid - late 13th century AD
  • Published in Bruce-Mitford 1939, Fig 25 E, Pl XI no 11, 108
  • Historic context well 11 in a property in north eastern suburb of Oxford
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