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A German schnelle dated 1593, made in Siegburg, on the Rhine

White stoneware

Museum number: L73

Curatorial note

The Museum's earliest inventories (1837) refer to this glazed stoneware tankard as a 'Chopine' and record that it was discovered 'in digging the foundation of a house in Bath Street, Bath'. It bears the initials of the master potter Hans Hilgers, H H.


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