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Posset pot

ca. 1710
Origin: England
H: 7 7/8"
Colorless lead glass
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1969-8
Waisted cup bowl, plain swan-neck handles and spout, set on a squat flared foot.
Label:Posset pots are great rarities today, but similar forms were owned in colonial America. Fragments of glass posset pots made in England have been excavated both in Williamsburg and at Jamestown.
Provenance:Howard Phillips, London
Mark(s):No
Inscription(s):No