My first item to be recorded on th PAS site.
Unique ID: LON-027ED8
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of Post Medieval Saintonge ware polychrome (green/yellow) chafing dish dating from AD 1550-1600. The remaining fragment consists of part of one of the triangular support knops with applied forward facing mask medallion decoration. The vessel has a green and yellow glaze and buff fabric. The complete vessel would have had areas of alternating green and yellow glaze.
Similar Saintonge chafing dishes are illustrated in Mock (1995:76 Fig 4.6) found at Fort La Tour and Pentagoet, New France (Canada). A parallel can be found in Hurst, Neal and Van Beuningen 1986, plate 5 and fig. 35 no.104.
Other Saintonge ware chafing dishes on the database are LON-9AE1BA, LON-0F55A8 and LON-4118BA.
Dimensions: length: 49.63mm; width: 29.57mm; weight: 15.39g
Reference: Hugoniot, J.Y. 2002 Terres de Saintonge Somogy editions d'art:Paris
Hurst, J. G., Neal, D. S. and van Beuningen, H.J.E. 1986. Pottery produced and traded in North-West Europe 1350-1650. Rotterdam papers six.
Mock K. 1995. An Analysis of the Morphological Variability Between French Ceramics from Seventeenth Century Archaeological Sites in New France.