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Costrel

Description

A sixteenth-century costrel; yellow earthenware fabric; rilled globular body; pierced lug handles; narrow slightly concave neck with beaded rim; yellow and green glaze over top half of vessel; flat base with single incised line above slightly flared foot; kiln scars on body of jug and around one of the handles.

  • Measurements

  • Height

    140 mm

  • Diameter

    110 mm (body)
    75 mm (base)
    23 mm (mouth)

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust