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Warming pan

Description

A seventeenth-century warming pan; copper bottom, brass lip and hinged lid; pattern of circles punched in lid, with worn Tudor rose in centre; a circle of iron joined to the handle by rivets supports the pan under the rim; two copper rivets join the hinge to the handle and three join it to the lid; the base was renewed in antiquity, the lid has been split by rivets.

  • Measurements

  • Length

    1030 mm

  • Diameter

    320 metres

  • Credit line

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