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Patty pan

Top item: Patty pan, Bottom item: 'Boat' or 'Spoon tray'. Both from the foundered East Indiaman Gotheborg, lost in 1745. Photo: Jan-Erik Nilsson, 2005.

Tea pot stand. Small tray shaped dish with straight sides. Standard part of tea services of the 1740s. Similar dishes but more oblong were also common parts of tea services, but called 'boats' or 'spoon trays'.

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