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Jug

Orvieto, 14th century (1301 - 1400)

11.5cm (height)

tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)

The protrusions probably represent bunches of grapes, with reference to the wine the jug should contain.

Bibliography: Annual Report of the Ashmolean Museum 1954, p. 61.

Purchased, 1954.  WA1954.12

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