Silver pedestalled plate on a hemispherical base. The upper plate has a beaded rim (54 beads in total) with a flat, decorated rim inside, that steps down to a plain central section marked out with seven circular grooves. The flat rim is decorated with a chased design of two rows of semi-circles, infilled with radiating grooves. The base is a plain hemispherical bowl with a beaded rim (78 in total). The bowl has a raised flange which runs around the top of the bowl. The base is riveted to the central stem with a rosette shaped rivet; the stem itself is consists of four square-sectioned balusters, decorated with notches. Enclosed within the balusters is a solid silver spindle, with pointed conical terminals, the function of which is unclear.
- Found/Acquired: West Row
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Suffolk,Mildenhall,West Row)
- Diameter: 98 millimetres (hemispherical base)
- Diameter: 114 millimetres (plate)
- Height: 114.4 millimetres
- Weight: 391 grammes
- Volume: 158 millilitres (hemispherical base)
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 goblet; flattened hemispherical bowl with beaded edge; stem consists of four curved upright members around central support; broad base with beading on underside of edge and palmate ornament incised on underside of flange. Condition shots for 'Buried treasure' exhibition.
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Object reference number: BCB12885
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