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Dog Pounce Pot c1900

Dog Pounce Pot c1900
Beautiful antique pounce pot dating c1900 in lovely original condition with glass eyes, measuring 3.75" tall


Pounce ultimately derives from the Latin for pumice via the old French word "ponce". It is a fine powder, most often made from powdered cuttlefish bone that was used both to dry ink and to sprinkle on a rough writing surface to make it smooth enough for writing

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