Small chocolate pot

This is a standard example of a type of pot made throughout most of the eighteenth century. The earliest known is dated Paris, 1690-1.

Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)

Details

  • Title

    Small chocolate pot

  • Date

    1731 - 1732
  • Material and technique

    silver

  • Dimensions

    15.2 cm (height)
    gross weight 237 g (weight)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Miss M.K. Townsend, 1964.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1964.63

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Further reading

Schroder, Timothy, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2009), 460

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