Punch became a popular drink among 18th-century Britain’s middle and upper classes. A popular recipe
included brandy, claret (a type of red wine), grated nutmeg, sugar, and lemon juice. It was served in a
bowl with toasted bread floating on top. A variation substituted the claret with milk.
Place object was created: London, England, possibly
earthenware, tin glaze
Measurements: height: 12 inches width: 6.25 inchesGift of the Family of Carmen Day Woods 1996.38
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH