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English Borderware post medieval pitcher with green glaze late 16th century

Reference: 8160

Dated: 1575 to 1600 Surrey Hampshire England

Border Ware pottery pitcher with ribbed decoration with a good well executed copper-lead glaze
excavated in Putney London in 1972.
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 6.50 inch high 5.00 inch deep

Medium: pottery earthenware ceramic copper lead glaze

Current Condition Historical wear at the rim and some flaking to the body at the base probably from it burial.

Provenance: Private Collection and previously with Jonathan Horne London

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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