Earthenware crocks

Earthenware was often used for domestic containers.  During firing salt was added to the kiln.  This vapourised in the high temperatures and combined with the clay to form a shiny surface which was able to hold liquids.
Object no :
SQDM004n, SQDM005n
Collection :
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
circumference (large) 920mm, (medium) 704mm, (small) 575mm
Materials :
clay, earthenware
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
NA
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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