[Sca-cooks] Kitchen scene, circa 1600
Olwen the Odd
olwentheodd at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 24 09:51:34 PDT 2009
To me it looks like a trough which may be at a small tilt for the water to run down to the exit drain.
> Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 09:47:52 -0700
> From: selene at earthlink.net
> To: sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org
> Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Kitchen scene, circa 1600
> I see two "faucets" with no stopcocks into a basin large enough to stand
> upon the floor. Presumably there is an outflow from the basin because
> they are not all knee-deep in water. I surely would like to see the
> piping behind that wall.
> I also find the configuration interesting. Servers appear to be taking
> dishes from a table in the middle of the kitchen -- or are the
> well-dressed gentlemen guests snitching from dishes that the cook is
> putting there before they are taken out by the cherubic servers? Heh,
> we have had that happen many's the time. ;-)
> Home and Garden Television, Elizabeth Edition!
> Johnna Holloway wrote:
> > Looks like it.
> > Johnnae
> > Nancy Kiel wrote:
> >> So is the lady on the left washing dishes, with water coming from
> >> spigots in the wall?
> >>> snipped it's at LA County.
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> >>> The entire set is listed here:
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> >>> Johnnae
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