M. Diggs special home brewed ginger beer

Object number

LDVAL 2007.25.1

Description

Large courseware flaggon used to store ?special? home brewed ginger beer made by M. Diggs of Dagenham, Essex. With stone screw-down stopper.

Physical description

Large cylindrical flagon with tapered top and tall neck. Small, single handle on tapered section at back. The tapered section has a brown glaze, and contains the descriptive text. The section below is glazed in cream. Has a molded thread inside the neck which takes a black, decorated screw-down stopper.

Condition

Good

Type

Flaggon

Size

Whole height: 280mm
width: 135mm

Material

Flagon: Ceramic
Stopper: Stone

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription stamped On front: M. DIGGS “SPECIAL” HOME BREWED GINGER BEER DAGENHAM, ESSEX (ANYONE ILLEGALLY USING THIS JAR WILL BE PROSECUTED)
Stamp Stamped left side: Price II Bristol

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1695 (2007-05-23)

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Gallery

Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeFlaggon
Material
Ceramic
Stone
Collection typeSocial history