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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Cistern; earthenware; open top; rectangular with concave front resembling a stage, with column at each end supporting an elaborate arch; on stage are two free-standing horsemen, a hove(?) and trees; behind, in low relief, are dancers, one being sick; below the stage and round side are busts of four men; centre front is lion's mask spout; all coloured in yellow, green and brown on dark blue ground; inside and back glazed yellow; green handles; arch repaired; one tree and head of one horseman missing.


  • Date

    • 1550 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 22.5 centimetres
    • Width: 25 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • BL.2863 (Bernal Collection)


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