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Treacleware spirit flask in the form of a boot (possibly a boot warmer). c.1860-1880.


Treacleware (‘Rockingham’ brown glazed) eathernware boot spirit flask. Probably Staffordshire.

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A brown-glazed treacleware spirit flask, or boot warmer, in the shape of a right boot with side lace. The base has 3 widely spaced kiln trivit scar marks. Earthenware. Probably Staffordshire.
Boot warmers were shaped like boots, filled with hot water, and placed inside real boots to pre-heat them.

Pot ID: AP/879
Dimensions: 165 mm High.
Net Weight (grams): 382
Date: c.1860-1880.

Condition Report:
Other than some very minor wear scratches, condition is perfect.

Weight 800 g