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Posset pot: C.227-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Posset pot. Lead-glazed earthenware, of ogee profile with two loop handles, with trailed and combed decoration in dark red. Round the top is the name of the maker, 'IOHN SIMPSON' and date 1735; the lower part is decorated with combing.

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Production date: AD 1735

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Accession number: C.227-1928
Primary reference Number: 73302
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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