Tin glazed earthenware
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Castle Drogo, Devon (Accredited Museum)
Large Spanish cistern of about 1700, tin glazed earthenware featuring a coat of arms on the front and scrolling foliate ornament- vine leaves , grapes and figs.. Two strap handles with blue fish scale decoration. The lid appears to have a green lead glaze, with clear on the underside.
This item forms part of the original Drewe family collection at Castle Drogo. It was transferred to the National Trust in 2008.
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