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Rare antique 18th century copper chocolate pot

Rare antique 18th century copper chocolate pot

Code: 8282G

Dimensions:

H: 10" (25.4 cm)Di: 6" (15.2 cm)

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Rare antique 18th century copper chocolate pot of low baluster form with turned fluted side handle for pouring, over raised base. Note the seamed construction. The lid with spout has a hinged cover for stirring stick. The drinking of chocolate became very fashionable in 18th century coffee houses.
This example is illustrated in: Collecting Antique Copper & Brass by Peter Hornsby P.170. Also see: Gentle & Field. Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820 Antique Collectors’ Club for similar
English, circa 1760-1800