17th century antique English plague pan.
Rare 17th century English plague pan
A rare 17th century antique pierced brass plague pan.
It retains its original wrought iron handle.
Further research reveals the inscription to have been written on this pan in Middle (Old) French. It reads “AIME DIEU DE TOUT TONS”. This phrase comes from the Bible (Deuteronomy 6:5) and New Testament (Matthew, Luke).
It translates into English as: “You shall love God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your might”.
L: 33” (84cm)
D: 5” (13cm)
Dia: 10” (25cm)