Tin-glazed earthenware bowl

This bowl was made in Seville in Spain and is a type of pottery called ‘Columbia Plain Ware’. Exeter had a long-standing trade with Spain, importing wine and fruits, wool and iron. This pottery probably arrived with these cargoes.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
120/2000/12
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Material
potterytin-glazed earthenwareColumbia Plain ware
Common Name
tin-glazed earthenware bowl
Simple Name
bowl
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Production Year Low
1540
Production Year High
1560

View Full Details