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Light-grey, large, plain pewter platter in two parts on a low footring with sloping walls and a horizontal flanged rim that finishes with a beaded rim.
Diameter: 200 millimetres (footring)
Diameter: 495 millimetres
Height: 21 millimetres
Weight: 4995 grammes (both parts)
- Curator's comments
- Contemporary pewter vessels are known from Isleham; Kilverstone (Garrow et al. 2006), Whittlesea Mere (Hall 1992); Hockwold (Wilson and Wright 1968); Verulamium (Wright 1957); Colchester (Peal 1967) Appleford (Brown 1973); 22 Glynde (Marsden 1979) and Shingham (Mottram 1973). (Smith 2011, cat. 100).
- Not on display
- Complete platter although some of the rim is missing due to corrosion and flaking. The surface of the platter shows some discolouration where a vessel (180mm in diameter) touched this during deposition.
- Acquisition notes
- One of the ten platters from Appleshaw purchased from the Rev'd. Engleheart in 1897.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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