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
Modern AD 1720 -

  • Common name English stoneware, London, Lambeth type
  • Class Blacking and polish bottle
  • Height 135mm
  • Identifier PW261
  • Production centre workshops in Lambeth, London
  • Use as a container for blacking, used to blacken hearths etc
  • Date Mid - late 19th century AD
  • Provenance Merton College, Oxford
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