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Pap boats were child's feeding bowls and were in common use from the early eighteenth century until around the date of this example. Although generally made with minimal decoration, they were sometimes made in gold.
Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)
Artist/makerAnonymous British (goldsmith)
Date1809 - 1810 or 1815 - 1816
Material and technique
Dimensions14.1 cm (length)
117 g (weight)
No. of items
Presented by Mr Arthur Denis Passmore, 1955.
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Schroder, Timothy, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2009), 416