Hanging Cooking Pot
This loam cast, leaded bronze hanging skillet or cooking pot has a wrought iron bail handle (probably a replacement). The base is slightly convex, with a rounded sprue.
Typically of English loam-cast skillets and unlike Continental European examples, the finish of the loam casting has not been cleaned off. On one side towards the top is the cast inscription ANN x A x 1710.
This type of pot would have hung over the fire, like a cauldron, for cooking stew or vegetables.
- Roderick Butler and Christopher Green, English Bronze Cooking Vessels & Their Founders. ISBN 0954605004