Pouring vessel in shape of two shellsOn display
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Pouring vessel in shape of two shells
Date1560 - 1620
Material and technique
earthenware, slipcoated; slipware marbled
Dimensions9.9 cm (height)
10.2 cm (width)
15.2 cm (length)
No. of items
Presented by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1888.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.