1601 – 1900
Stoneware, salt glazed ballerimine jug excavated from the site of Barking Abbey. Similar pots on the Museum of London catalogue date from 1601 - 1900. Since its excavation the jug has been kept at the Town Hall, Barking, more recently in Jennifer Deraings office. The circumstances of its arrival at the Town Hall are unknown. This is jug is to be catalogued as part of the larger site material.
Course pot with a large, rounded belly and a narrow neck and a narrow, flat base. It has a large handle with ridged decoration. At the base of the handle is a thumb print from when the handle was attached whilst the clay was wet. Has a brown mottled glaze that is darker on the top half.
Whole height: 210mm
Entry Number 1660 (2006-08-01)