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Hexagonal hot-water bottle, Austria, 1791-1798

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This hexagonal hot-water bottle is made of pewter and is engraved with a forest scene. The initials “MP” also appear on one panel. Once filled, the hot-water bottle would provided warmth and comfort for the user. The object is believed to have been produced in Austria. maker: Unknown maker Place made: Austria


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