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Bartmannkrug

Description

A 16th-century stoneware bartmannkrug; salt glazed mottled brown round-bellied jug with cylindrical neck; stylized bearded mask on neck; below on belly an oval medallion with, at top, device of 5-spoked sun(?) over a small strip of zigzag ornament; below a heart shape; the whole surrounded by a border of darts; rim and attachment of handle both very crude.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1993-31/411

  • Date

    1501-1600

  • Material

    ceramic stoneware

  • Measurements

  • Height

    280 mm

  • Diameter

    60 mm (base)
    130 mm
    47 mm (mouth)

  • Credit line

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