A north Italian marbled slipware costrel with egg shaped body, long neck, flared pedestal base and four loop handles, of brown, green and white marbled ware from the Elizabethan period.

A costrel is a large bottle with an ear or ears through which a cord might be passed so it could be suspended from the waist.

Provenance

Excavated at King William Street, London.




Exhibitions at Museum of London

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