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Border Ware post medieval earthenware jug with green glaze 16th century England

Reference: 8143

Dated: 1575 to 1600 Surrey Hampshire border England

A good Border Ware pottery rounded drinking jug with well applied green glaze.
Surrey-Hampshire Border ware ceramics (hereinafter called Border ware) were produced
during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries along the border of north-east Hampshire and
west Surrey in an area known as Blackwater Valley in southern England.
These earthenwares developed from a long tradition of pottery industries in the same area
during the medieval period.

Dimensions: 5.50 inch wide 5.50 inch high 3.75 inch deep

Current Condition Fine original condition with some original firing indents in the body resulting from crowding in the kiln. There is a fine and minor hairline otherwise the jug is in exceptionally good order.

Provenance: Private Collection of a Lady in Sussex England and previously with the London pottery dealer Jonathan Horne.

Literature: Border-Wares by Jacqueline Pierce. Post-Medieval Pottery in London 1500-1700. Collection in the Museum of London and published by HMSO.


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