South Somerset ware dish

This dish was excavated from a rubbish pit in Exeter dating from around 1660 to 1680. It is decorated with sgraffito lines which were scratched into the wet slip before it was fired.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
300/1988/2197
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Material
potterySouth Somerset ware
Common Name
South Somerset ware dish
Simple Name
dish
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Production Year Low
1660
Production Year High
1680

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South Somerset sgraffito-decorated dish