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, the inner rotating anti-clockwise, the outer clockwise. 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: 170.5 millimetres
- Height: 57 millimetres
- Weight: 627 grammes
- Diameter: 64.8 millimetres (foot-ring)
- Height: 8.5 millimetres (foot-ring)
- Volume: 309.6 millilitres
Inscription Positionon base inside footring
Inscription ContentI L X I symbol
Inscription TransliterationI l(ibra) XI (unciae)
Inscription Translation1 pound, 11 (ounces)
Inscription CommentCorresponds to the actual vessel weight.
On display: G49/dc22
Found while ploughing, 1942
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
Silver flanged bowl; beaded rim; flange ornamented with foliage design in relief, including three birds and two rabbits; interior fluted, central medallion with lobed pattern. Before conservation, April 2007.
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Object reference number: BCB12882
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