Convict Cup made from Sydney clay with a sand dune profile. This unglazed pottery is a rare example of very early Colonial pottery made before there were available glazes in Australia. This was found in an archaeological investigation in a convict hut under floor area context with a glass and a Ming bowl.
white clay with Sydney sand dune profile
7.5 high x 9.5 x 9.5 cm (3" high x 3 and 7/8 "x 3 and 7/8")
Parramatta City Council Cultural Collection - Archaeology
13 Jun 2012