Drug jar

Description
Pots like these were used to store ointments and were made by various pottery workshops across Europe. This decorated tin-glazed earthenware jar was made in Holland, and discovered during excavations in Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
300/1988/2823
Simple Name
drug bottle
Full Name
drug jar
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
drug jar
Material
pottery; tin-glazed earthenware; Delftware
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1690
Production Year High
1720
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Family Group

Dimensions
whole height 100 mm; whole diameter 115 mm; base diameter 120 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:38
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:46

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