Earthenware jug

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From near Gargunnock, Stirlingshire

Postcard of Earthenware jug.
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Earthenware jug

This earthenware jug was found in the River Forth near Gargunnock in Stirlingshire. It is of a type made at Throsk, on the Forth, in Stirlingshire. It dates from between 1630 and 1700.

The exterior of the jug is lead glazed.

By the early 17th century several families were involved in producing pottery, tiles and bricks in the Throsk area. They took advantage of local supplies of carse clay, and peat and coal for fuel.

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Online ID: 000-100-103-041-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1995.101
Date: 1630 - 1700
Between 1630 and 1700
Material: Earthenware and lead glaze
Dimensions: 290 mm H x 210 mm W x 90 mm (rim)
What: Jug
Where: Scotland, Stirlingshire, Gargunnock (River Forth near Gargunnock)
Scotland, Stirlingshire, Throsk
Description: Throsk type earthenware jug with a lead glazed exterior, found in the River Forth near Gargunnock, 1630 - 1700
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