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Record ID: DOR-D03CB6
Object type: EWER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A large silver ewer. The ewer is on a simple, sparsely ornamented form. It comprises a hollow turned pedestal base with a stepped outer rim, a large gently flaring cup, a curved, open topped spout and a curved handle with a knobbed thumb piece. The base has a simple turned bead set in slightly from the outer edge and a raised right angled ridge at the base of the step up. It then tapers in to a conical pedestal attached to the base of the cup. This also has a turned step. The cup is undecorated apart from the hallmarks and has a slightly out-turned plain lip. The spout runs the full h…
Created on: Monday 22nd July 2013
Last updated: Friday 18th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingston Russell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-6B8805
Object type: EWER
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy dog-headed spout from a medieval ewer (a cast jug used to hold water for washing hands, primarily at meals (Lewis 1987, page 1). The distal opening of the spout is cylindrical, emerging from the mouth of the angular and crudely formed dog's head. The ears are vertical and protrude above the flattened top of the head. Along the mid line of the top of the head is a cast ridge. below the prominent, cast brow are incised, almost lozengiform eyes.The snout is slightly upturned and has incised v-shaped nostrils. Details of the mouth have also been incised. The exterior of…
Created on: Saturday 16th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nether Compton', grid reference and parish protected.


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