Category Archives: Germany

Bristol 1944: Coffee, Doughnuts and a Lost Dog-Tag

A few years ago one of my students found a metal label in the grounds of Bristol School of Art in Clifton. She had been in the military and recognised it as an American military dog-tag from the Second World … Continue reading

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German Folk Pottery – Marburg / Werratal Redware FlasksĀ 

Rear of the same flask showing the varied orange/olive glaze colour caused by reduced-reoxidised firing. I came across one of these for the first time in a junk shop in Harrogate about twenty years ago. It was dirty, missing three … Continue reading

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