[Sca-cooks] Chafing dishes?
dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Mon Mar 24 12:31:15 PDT 2008
Terry Decker wrote:
> > I also have information I just received from Master Hroar (pottery
> > Laurel in Caid) about some examples and he has pointed me to a book
> > documenting them.
> > I'll share more info when I get it if anyone is interested.
> > Dragon
>That would be appreciated. I look forward to it.
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So far, I have managed to find photos of a few examples dated to 16th
Century England, including a couple pieces in the collection of the
Museum of London.
This one is of particular interest to me as it is in whiteware with
the so-called "Tudor Green" glaze. I am going to try throwing
something very similar to that one next time I use the pottery wheel:
This one is also quite interesting:
The reason behind this is I'm working on a project with a few of the
pottery guild members here in Calafia to produce a collection of
service ware and cooking ware in a variety of period forms. Our
intention is to use them as well as make them, we want to produce a
fully functional period camp kitchen eventually. We plan to document
this effort with photos, a bibliography, etc. I have some photos of
one of the cook pots I threw recently (it's still in the greenware
stage) and will be documenting the efforts of the other members too.
We have not yet decided but we may make this a Pentathlon project.
When I get some of the initial parts of the project online, I will
post a link to the project page here on this list.
Venimus, Saltavimus, Bibimus (et naribus canium capti sumus)
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