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2000 years of pottery forms and shapes
Post Medieval AD 1600 - 1720

  • Common name Redware, Martincamp-type
  • Class Globular flask
  • Height 220mm (on end)
  • Identifier PW43
  • Production centre in the vicinity of Martincamp, northern France
  • Distribution to ports in British Isles and inland
  • Use for storage of fortified wine
  • Date 17th century AD
  • Published in Mellor 1997b, Fig 59, 51
  • Provenance found with other pottery in excavations to enlarge the kitchens at University College, Oxford.
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