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.


Excavated at King William Street, London.

Museum of London

150 London Wall, London, Greater London, EC2Y 5HN
020 7001 9844

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 6pm Closed 24-26 Dec

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