Formerly in a Private Collection ,
The Greek fish plate was a circular
serving seafood. Its broad open form
supported on a stemmed foot allowed
fish to be placed directly on the
the juices would gather in the centre.
exceptionally large example features
fish, striped and with spiky dorsal
swimming counterclockwise. Between
three small scallops. a wave pattern
applied to the overhanging rim and
the central depression.
See I.McPhee and A.D. Trendall, Greek
figure Fish-plates, Basel, 1987.