Visual display of the Posset pot

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  2. View: side

Posset pot

  • ca. 1630
  • Decoration: Painted. Bird-on-rock motifs with plants. Borders composed of interlocking S-scrolls and horizontal lines. Handles bear mottled ground, slightly running in glaze, and spout bears wavy line elaborated with dashes and curvilinear motifs.
  • Place of origin: Southwark, London, probably Pickleherring

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Date
ca. 1630
Description of Original
Delftware, H.: 5" (12.7 cm); Diam. (body): 5 1/2" (14 cm); Diam. (with spout): 6 1/2" (16.5 cm); Diam. (with handles): 8 1/4" (21 cm)
Subject
Beverage wares
Location of Original
Longridge Collection : D272
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