Bowl originally on three legs, England, 1701-1870

Made:
1701-1870 in England
maker:
Unknown

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Vase-shaped copper vessel, 19th century, English (?), from a barber-surgeon's premises, photographed with Brass bowl
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Bowl, originally on 3 legs, brass with copper rim, 18th or 19th century, English, from a barber-surgeon's premises

Collected from a barber-surgeon’s premises, this brass bowl may have been used over a stove to heat liquids such as alcohol.

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Category:
Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
Object Number:
A632258
Materials:
brass, copper
type:
bowl
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
credit:
Foster
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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