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.
Elizabethan Costrel by Unknown Artist, 15581603
© Museum of London
- Marbled ware
- 28 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Major Rudolph Burney through The Art Fund
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.
Excavated at King William Street, London.