Silver flanged bowl with beaded rim (77 beads in total) and circular foot-ring. The basal medallion and flange are decororated, as are the interior walls, with a series of tight 'S' flutings. The central medallion bears a 16-petal floral device inside a double encircling border of pellets. The flange is decorated with a continuous frieze of undulating vine scroll, forming cells that are infilled with floral, vineal and zoomorphic motifs. On the inner edge of the rim, and the outer edge inside the beads, are friezes of tightly braided guilloche, both running in a clockwise decoration. The vine scroll can be divided in to four sections by rosettes.
- Found/Acquired: West Row
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Mildenhall,West Row)
- Diameter: 169 millimetres
- Height: 57 millimetres
- Weight: 615 grammes
- Height: 8.5 millimetres (foot-ring)
- Diameter: 63.6 millimetres (foot-ring)
- Volume: 307 millilitres
Inscription Positionon base inside foot-ring
Inscription ContentI P II S II symbol
Inscription TransliterationI p(ondo) II s(emis) II (unciae)
Inscription Translationone (item), by weight 2 (pounds and) a half, 2 (ounces)
On display: G49/dc22
2005-2006 25 Jul-13 Jan, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past
2005 12 Feb-26 Jun, Newcastle, Hancock Museum, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past
2004-2005 1 Oct-15 Jan, Manchester Museum, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past
2004 30 Apr-21 Sep, Cardiff, National Museums & Galleries of Wales, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past
2003-2004 21 Nov-14 Mar, London, BM, Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past
Found while ploughing, 1942
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Silver flanged bowl; beaded rim; flange ornamented with foliage design in relief, including bunches of grapes, bird and rabbit; interior fluted, central medallion with lobed pattern. Condition shots for 'Buried treasure' exhibition.
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Object reference number: BCB12881
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