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 Ligurian maiolica, northern Italy
  • Class Small carinated bowl
  • Height 50mm
  • Identifier PW35
  • Production centre in north western Italy
  • Distribution much exported to northern Europe
  • Use as tableware
  • Date late 16th - early 17th century AD
  • Published in Mellor 1997b, Fig 46, 41-42
  • Historic context a cess-pit at the back of the premises of the Fleur de Luce Inn, St Aldates, Oxford
  • Presented by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College, Oxford
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