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
Modern AD 1720 -

  • Common name White salt-glaze stoneware
  • Class Teapot and lid
  • Height 170mm
  • Identifier PW272a
  • Production centre north Staffordshire
  • Distribution throughout the British speaking world
  • Use for serving tea
  • Date c. 1740 - 50 AD
  • Detail each side depicts a different scene, by the handle there is a rustic scene with people, a double-headed eagle and two birds
  • Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum
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