Hot water bottle

Made:
1751-1830 in Unattributed place
maker:
Unknown

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Circular copper hot water bottle with neck on side, screw cap missing, two rings attached for carrying, with embossed and chased illustration of baptism of Christ and Coptic(?) or Cyrillic(?) inscription, possibly pilgrim bottle, European or North African, 1751-1830

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Details

Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Object Number:
A52654
type:
hot-water bottle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle

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