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
Post Medieval AD 1600 - 1720

  • Common name Staffordshire Blackware
  • Class Flared mug
  • Height 115mm
  • Identifier PW70
  • Production centre in north Staffordshire
  • Distribution throughout the Midlands
  • Use for drinking ale
  • Date mid 17th century AD
  • Published in Bruce-Mitford 1939, Pl XIV no 7, 137
  • Historic context Pit F in the back garden of property no 44 Broad Street in the north eastern suburb of Oxford
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