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Rhenish stoneware, Westerwald type; identifier pw157
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  • Common name Rhenish stoneware, Westerwald type
  • Class Mineral water container
  • Height 285mm
  • Identifier PW157
  • Production centre in the Westerwald district, north Rhineland, Germany
  • Distribution throughout Europe and to America
  • Use for transport and sale of mineral water
  • Date 18th century AD
  • Published in Bruce-Mitford 1939, Pl XIV, 138
  • Historic context Well 5 in a property in the north eastern suburb of Oxford
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