Scarborough ware found throught the north of england and scotland 13 -14C
This magnificent jug is made in the style of Scarborough ware and based on a sherd from the collections at Hull Museum. Dated to around the 13th-14th century, green glazed Scarborough ware has been found throughout the North of England and into Scotland.
Elaborate green glazed jugs where popular during the Medieval period, zoomorphic faces and scenes of chivalry were common themes. These fantastic decorative features where either hand modelled or moulded, then applied to the surface of wheel thrown pots. Probably used in a tavern or domestic setting to serve beer or wine, it is a fun but functional item.
Earthen ware, green glazed.
Approx 340 mm tall, 230 mm diameter
This replica has been hand made in Northumberland by Potted History, it is inspired by original artefacts. As with the original this replica has been wheel formed, it has then been finished using a Green glaze to emulate the original glaze used.
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