This cup is made after a Frankish original found in Dorestad (Wijk bij Duurstede) in The Netherlands. Cups like this were used all over Northern Europe and were presumably made by the Franks. Originals are excavated in i.a. Cologne and Birka. Cups like this were presumably used between the 7th and 9th century.
This cup is completely handmade with clay from the Rhinelands. It has a diameter of 23 cm and its height is 11 cm.
Production method: hand thrown
Based on a historic original: yes
Transport weight (gram): 1000 *
Washing-up instructions: Wash by hand, not suitable for dishwashing machines.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that sizes may vary lightly from piece to piece, and that the item is not tested by an official authority on suitability for food preparation.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.