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Bumpy-bottomed plate


A late sixteenth-century bumpy-bottomed plate or bowl; with sloping sides, broad central boss, wide rim; traces of nature's gilding on surface; rim repaired. Excavated in the riverside deposits of the River Thames.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1992-103

  • Date

    1575 - 1600 (c.)

  • Technique


  • Material

    metal pewter

  • Measurements

  • Width

    40 mm (rim)

  • Diameter

    360 mm

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust