Silver flanged bowl, hemispherical in profile, with an integrated flared foot-ring; below the upstand (the vertical rim on which the cover (1946,1007.12) sits, there is a wide hooked flanged. In the centre of the base is a foliate motif inside a wave crest border, with 16 crests running clockwise, but with one facing the other way. This encloses an eight-leafed foliate motif. The flange is edged with bead-and-reel moulding and on its upper surface is an incised continuous geometric vine-scroll pattern. This is enclosed by two lines of wave that alternate in direction, the inner scrolling clockwise, the outer anti-clockwise. The designs have all been infilled with niello, only parts of which survive.
- Found/Acquired: West Row
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Mildenhall,West Row)
- Diameter: 228 millimetres
- Height: 191 millimetres (with cover (12))
- Weight: 838.1 grammes
- Diameter: 60 millimetres (foot-ring)
- Height: 12.5 millimetres (foot-ring)
- Volume: 1674 millilitres
- Height: 93.2 millimetres
Inscription PositionInside foot-ring
Inscription CommentPossible ownership mark
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
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Object reference number: BCB12883
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