White tin glazed earthenware posset pot, Dutch, 1671-1750
Posset, made from hot milk curdled with ale or wine, and sometimes thickened with breadcrumbs, was drunk as a popular remedy for colds. Spices could also be added to the mixture.
- Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
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overall [incl handles]: 137 mm x 260 mm
- posset pot
- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
- drinking vessel
- Loan, Wellcome Trust
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