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 -
English delftware, Liverpool type; identifier pw218b
More detail

  • Common name English delftware, Liverpool type
  • Class Char dish
  • Height 40mm
  • Diameter 175mm
  • Identifier PW218a
  • Production centre Liverpool
  • Distribution throughout England (char was potted in the Lake District)
  • Use for potting fish
  • Date c. 1750 - 70 AD
  • Detail Hand-painted polychrome fish
  • Published in Archer 1997, 320 for similar vessels
  • Provenance Unknown
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