South Somerset ware dish

Description
This dish was excavated from a rubbish pit in Exeter dating from around 1660 to 1680. It is decorated with sgraffito lines which were scratched into the wet slip before it was fired.
Accession Loan No.
300/1988/2197
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
South Somerset ware dish
Simple Name
dish
Full Name
South Somerset sgraffito-decorated dish
Dimensions
whole height 50 mm; whole diameter 245 mm; base diameter 115 mm
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Production Year Low
1660
Production Year High
1680
Family Group

Material
pottery; South Somerset ware
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Goldsmith Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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