Decorative Arts and Design
Pounce pots were filled with a powder, often made from dried fishbone, that was sprinkled on ink to secure writing to paper.
Gift of H. Randolph Lever in memory of Mary E. Lever
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Pounce Pot, ca. 1820. Staffordshire earthenware, 2 3/4 x 2 9/16 in. (7 x 6.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of H. Randolph Lever in memory of Mary E. Lever, 62.78.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 62.78.11_acetate_bw.jpg)
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