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 -
White saltglaze stoneware; identifer pw270
More detail

  • Common name White salt-glaze stoneware
  • Class Sauceboat
  • Height 80mm
  • Identifier PW270
  • Production centre north Staffordshire
  • Distribution throughout the British speaking world
  • Use for serving sauces
  • Date c. 1745 AD
  • Parallel similar decoration, The Seven Champions of Christendom, appears on a sauceboat in the Chipstone Foundation and on a punch bowl in the Colonial Williamsburg collection, both in the United States
  • Presented by Dame Jemina Church
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