A picture of a lady potter (Hefneryn) operating a foot driven potter’s wheel in the mid-1400’s. This picture comes from a Hapsburg Court playing card. Note that she is making the corrugated surface on the body of a German funnel necked stoneware jug of which was common in this period. She is probably using a bone to do this; perhaps a cow’s metapodial bone.
Pots in their new homes
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