Jan & John Maggs Antiques

Small Sheffield plate wine coaster

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A small Sheffield plate wine coaster with pierced gallery, gadrooned rim, and mahogany base
 
Original baize underliner


English, 1790 - 1820      


Signed "S"


Tradition has it that baize first appears in England in 1525. It is mentioned in a mid-17th century ditty:

Hops, heresies, bays, and beer
Came into England all in one year.

Diameter: 3-5/8"





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Price: $75

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Inventory #23526

 Free domestic shipping is available on this item

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