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from punch bowls to puzzle jugs: drinking vessels and traditions in

updated mon 13 sep 04


Frank Gaydos on sun 12 sep 04

Britain and America -Exhibit

Location: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
September 15, 2004 - January 9, 2005

From Punch Bowls to Puzzle Jugs: Drinking Vessels and Traditions in =
Britain and America

September 15, 2004 - January 9, 2005
Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery
The exhibition features punch bowls, puzzle jugs, flasks, decanters, and =
other drinking vessels used by Americans for public celebrations and =
private gatherings in the 17th to 19th centuries. Made of ceramics, =
glass, metalwork, bone and wood, these objects illustrate a broad range =
of fashions and forms used in wealthy homes, "middling" income =
residences, and taverns.=20