Witches' Cauldron

inscription:  Double double toyle and trouble Fyer burne and caldrone bubble Macbeth

height:  45mm

matching arms:  Stratford on Avon

notes:  The model, which is identical in shape to the Peterborough Tripod, carries the inscription in Gothic script on the side with the initial letter D illuminated (this is just visible in the photograph). It can also be found bearing Shakespeare's Arms, which many people accept as matching on the grounds that the inscription is a quotation from Act IV Scene 1 of his play Macbeth.

 
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