Earthenware ug

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from near Gargunnock, Stirlingshire

Postcard of Earthenware ug.
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Earthenware ug

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. Part of the rim is missing.

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: 000-100-103-043-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1995.103
Date: 1630 - 1700
Between 1630 and 1700
Material: Earthenware and lead glaze
Dimensions: 310 mm H x 240 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 and partly missing rim, found in the River Forth near Gargunnock, 1630 - 1700
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