A selection of ceramics through the ages (5 second delay) Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology The Collections:
PotWeb: Ceramics online
@ the Ashmolean Museum
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 Redware
  • Class ?Mercury jar
  • Height 150mm
  • Identifier PW110
  • Use ?container for mercury
  • Date Late 17th - 18th century AD
  • Historic context a property in Radcliffe Square, Oxford pre-dating the building of the Radcliffe Camera c.1737AD
  • Presented by A. B. Emden
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