Pair of Cockle Plates

English or Flemish, c.1725

Pewter. These small plates were used in taverns for serving small shellfish, such as winkles and cockles. These have served a whole lot of people -- heavily used surface with great character. Dings and a small split in one, otherwise good, well worn condition, no restoration.

5" diam.
 
SOLD
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