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Rhenish stoneware, Westerwald type; identifier pw156
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  • Common name Rhenish stoneware, Westerwald type
  • Class Tankard
  • Height 143mm
  • Identifier PW156
  • Production centre in the Westerwald region of north Rhineland, Germany
  • Distribution throughout northern Europe and to America
  • Use for drinking
  • Date Early 18th century
  • Historic context a property in Radcliffe Square, Oxford pre-dating the building of the Radcliffe Camera c. 1737 AD
  • Presented by T W Jackson's executors
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