Puzzle Jug and Plate From the Midden

"Puzzle Jug" (left) and Plate From the Midden.
Ceramics from the midden include fragments of many expensive tin-glazed (Delft) vessels. The "puzzle jug" on the left was probably made in the Netherlands in the second half of the 17th century. The Portuguese plate bears the word "Amors," (love) and was sometimes used to carry rings at a wedding ceremony.

Reproduced by permission of the Colony of Avalon Foundation, Ferryland, Newfoundland, © 2001.

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