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
Early Post-medieval AD 1450 - 1600



  • Common name London Post-medieval Slipped redware
  • Class Chafing dish
  • Height 190mm
  • Identifier PW109
  • Production centre unknown
  • Distribution throughout the London area and in the colonies at Jamestown
  • Use for keeping food warm
  • Date 16th century AD
  • Provenance City Bank, London
  • Presented by William Moseley
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