Condiment pot and serving spoon from the wreck of SS WAKATU

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Clear crystal pot edged with red used for mustard or salt, and associated silver serving spoon. "'P.M.S / MADE IN ENGLAND' stamped on handle of silver spoon. From wreck of the SS WAKATU, Wakatu Shipping Company. SS WAKATU was wrecked at Waipapa Point, 6 September 1924. Also has a handwritten note by Lettie Kirk (wife of author Alan Kirk) about the pot which has not been sighted.
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Collection type
Bill Laxon
Maker and role
Glass: a - pot
Electroplated NS: b - spoon
Paper: c - handwritten note about the object
Measurement details
Diameter (mm): 38mm (1/8ft): a - pot
Height (mm): 35mm (1/8ft): a - pot
Length (mm): 70mm (1/4ft): b - spoon
Production place and notes
England, Great Britain, Europe
On display?
Not on display


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