Posset Pot

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Object Name: 
Posset Pot
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.2.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.8 cm, Diam (max): 10.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1676-1690
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few large bubbles; dip-molded and blown, with applied parts. Ring base with pontil mark, waisted ogee body with gadrooned collar around bottom, spout and two plain ear-shaped handles applied to body, an unidentified seal between spout and one handle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
1954-09-28
Color: 
Material: 
Alchemy: Magic, Myth or Science?
Venue(s)
Bruce Museum 2009-09-26 through 2010-01-03
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
 
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 175, #23; BIB# 103865
Sotheby's Sale Catalogue (1954-07-05) lot #106; fig. 106;