Historical information

This pan or pot is a heavy, but small object and does not seem to have been used in a kitchen or for cooking. It is more likely to have been used for decorative purposes, holding artificial flowers or a pot plant or it may have had some commercial use.


This object has no known local provenance and is held because of its quality and its potential as a display item

Physical description

This is a brass open pan or pot, circular in shape, tapering to a larger shape at the top. A metal handle (copper?) is attached with metal studs and soldering to both ends of the top opening. The inside of the pan is discoloured and stained.