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: posset pot
: Tin-glazed earthenware posset pot. It has a bulbous body curving in to a very short neck and to a foot rim. It has heavy scroll handles, which are flattened on the outer surface. It is painted in blue on a pale bluish glaze. The back is divided into two scenes. The first is a seated Chinese man holding a glass in his right hand and there is a large teapot to left of him. There are rudimentary rocks and plants. To the left of the spout is the second scene of a seated Chinaman amid rocks and plants. To the right of the spout there are rudimentary rocks and plants. There are blue fronds on the spout and dashes on the handles. It has no cover.
: made in London or Brislington or Bristol: Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) / England, Northern Europe, Europe
: 1690-1710: [Book] Britton, Frank. 1982. English Delftware in the Bristol Collection. 3.4.
: Purchased from the Theodore Charbonnier collection, 1923.