In advance of the release of our major new series on food and cookery 1558-1660 we are introducing the first of a new range of replica fine English pewter. Produced without modern makers marks in lead free pewter.
|Broad rim serving plates: Suitable as a pie plate or used for other functions such as drying sweetmeats.||14″||Flat Bottomed Platter.
Weighing about 3 lb 3 oz this is similar in weight to many period chargers
|12″||Flat Bottomed Platter.||£103.50|
|9″||Flat Bottomed Platter.||£49.50|
|Broad rim saucers||6″||Flat bottomed wide brimmed saucer or small plate
Suitable for sauces such as mustard and green sauce
|Narrow rim eating plates||7.75″||Pewter fruit plates were owned by a wide range of people from earls to tailors and yeomen.
The reproduction is based on the fruit plates being used by Lord Cobham’s children to eat fruit in a portrait of 1567 at Longleat.
Fruit dishes could also be used for baking “rub them in like sort with butter and so bake your cakes on them” (1615). Suitable for sauces such as mustard and green sauce
Pewter Wine Bowls are found in inventories of even relatively modest folk such as glaziers and yeomen. Some were used for sack probably sweetened with sugar.
narrow lipped pewter bowls.
|Suitable for “cooking between two dishes”|