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Stoneware jars and bottles

Description:
Salt glazed stoneware was used for household containers, especially for storing foods such as pickles and preserves, as well as ink and shoe blacking.  Stoneware jars were popular for cream as they prolonged its life by keeping it cool.
Materials/Media:
clay
Dimensions:
(Galloway Cream jar) height 125mm, diameter 51mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Digital Number:
SQDM007n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council