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
Saxo-Norman AD 850 - 1150

  • Common name Stamford ware
  • Class Spouted pitcher
  • Height 170mm
  • Identifier PW52
  • Production centre at Stamford in south Lincolnshire
  • Distribution throughout central and north England
  • Use for decanting wine or ale
  • Date 10th-12th century AD
  • Published in Hobson 1903, B.200, 52 - 6 
  • Historic context a property at the eastern end of the High Street, Oxford
  • Presented to the British Museum in 1887 by A W Franks

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