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Culture:German or Swiss
Date Made:1704
Type:Food Service
Materials:ceramic: lead-glazed red earthenware (redware)
Place Made:Germany or Switzerland
Measurements:overall: 2 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.; 5.3975 x 28.575 cm
Accession Number:  HD 63.072

Redware dish dated in the center well "1704" and decorated with bands of scraffito designs and an inscription in German, which translates either "You must really guzzle if you can eat what fills this vessel", or "If you guzzle you will need this vessel."

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