Exeter puzzle jug

Description
The Exeter puzzle jug is one of the most extraordinary pieces of medieval ceramics to have been discovered in northern Europe. The design shows two bishops at the top, young ladies and musicians. The scene points fun at the morals of the medieval clergy. It was discovered in pieces during building works in 1899 at the junction of Bear Street and South Street in Exeter. It was reconstructed by a conservator at the British Museum in the 1930s.
Accession Loan No.
1899/10/1
Simple Name
jug
Full Name
Exeter puzzle jug
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
Exeter puzzle jug
Material
pottery; Saintonge
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Date
1300
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
South Street
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2016-10-13 15:45:38
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:38

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