Warmer, bed; [?]; [?]; CT77.17


Warmer, bed

About this object

Bed warmer; a ceramic hot water bottle, glazed cream and brown and with moulded leaf designs around the screw-top opening. The opening is currently sealed with a 'Thermos' cork with a black bakelite cap. The original cork would perhaps have been of stoneware.



Date Made


Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England

Medium and Materials

processed material, ceramic; organic, vegetal, wood, cork; processed material, synthetic, plastic, bakelite.

Inscription and Marks

Impressed on one side: 'ENGLAND / 3P'
On top of cork: 'THERMOS'


h 150mm x l 255mm x w 116mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, the house

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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