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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Sterilising pot

Modern Era, Contemporary Era, Europe

Large container used to sterilise preserve jars. The thermometer indicates the water temperature while a support inside the pot keeps the jars upright.


Cooking, Eating, Purchasing, Digesting. 2003. Vevey: Alimentarium, p. 33.


  • Type: Sterilising pot
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Metal
  • Date: 20th century
  • Dimensions: 55 x 38 x 44 cm
  • Weight: 4.7 kg
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