Caudle or Posset Pot, 1707. From the Willett Collection of Popular Pottery

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Description: Drum-shaped pot, slip-decorated with large tulips and inscribed 'THE.BEST.IS. NOT.TOO.GOOD.FOR.YOU.' Used to serve bragget, a late seventeenth century concoction of ale and honey fermented with spices. Slipware, made in Staffordshire, 1707. Part of the 'Conviviality & Teetotalism' theme in the Willett Collection.
Categories: Collections/ Decorative Art/ Willett Collection of Popular Pottery, Collections/ Decorative Art/ Willett Collection of Popular Pottery/ 22 Conviviality & Teetotalism  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
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Caption: Caudle or Posset Pot, 1707. From the Willett Collection of Popular Pottery
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Source (of Object / Artwork): Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
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decorative arts
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Willett Collection of Popular Pottery
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drink
   
Other Keywords: ale,posset,slip, tulip
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