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 -
Rhenish stoneware, Westerwald type; identifer pw209a
More detail

  • Common name Rhenish stoneware, Westerwald type
  • Class Barrel-shaped jug
  • Height 195mm
  • Identifier PW209a
  • Production centre in the Westerwald region of north Rhineland, Germany
  • Distribution throughout northern Europe and to America
  • Use for storage of liquid
  • Date Mid 18th century;
  • Detail monogram `GR'
  • Presented by Mr L. Southworth
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