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Bronze skillet


A sixteenth-century bronze skillet; flat-bottomed with slightly everted sides and three tapering legs, with hollow-channelled backs, with animal claw feet; the socketed handle has square angled side-flanges which are attached to the body, and appears to have originally had an iron extension (remains of iron handle in socket); Flemish.

  • Measurements

  • Length

    170 mm (handle)

  • Height

    80 mm (leg)
    50 mm (side)
    120 mm (total)

  • Diameter

    20 mm (handle)
    258 mm (top)
    215 mm (base)

  • Location

    Anne Hathaway's Cottage - Exhibition room

  • Credit line

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