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Posset Pot

Posset pot

Posset pot, for serving posset, typically defined by having a spout. A London Delft ca 1680. Height 10.5 in. (26.6 cm.)

Pot similar to a tea pot but typically with two opposing side handles, and a spout. For serving of Posset.

A posset (also spelled poshote, poshotte) was a British hot drink of milk curdled with wine or ale, often spiced, which was popular from medieval times to the 19th century. The word is mainly used nowadays for a related dessert similar to syllabub. In the Middle Ages, it was used as a cold and flu remedy and was more of a drink than a mousse.

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