- Museum number
Plate; silver with gilding and niello inlay; monogrammed; shallow, rectangular, straight-sided foot rim and horizontal open-work border; rectangular border is a combination of pierce-work and surface decoration; series of small scallops with oval projections at the corners, engraved to resemble leaves with veins and serrated edges; broad chisel mark on underside of dish. The plate is one of four almost identical pieces, the others in the set being 1866,1229.15, 16 and 17.
- Production date
Length: 17.50 centimetres
Weight: 468 grammes
Width: 14.70 centimetres
Depth: 2.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- In set with 1866,1229.15, 1866,1229.16, 1866,1229.17.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2021-2022 Aug - Oct, China, Suzhou Museum, 'Rome; City & Empire'
2018-2019 20 Sep-04 Feb, Canberra, National Museum of Australia, 'Rome; City &Empire'
2018 23 Feb – 22 Apr, Nashville, Frist Art Museum, 'Rome; City &Empire'
2012-2013 11 Nov-25 Aug, USA, Art Institute of Chicago, Tradition Transformed: Late Roman and Early Byzantine Treasures from the British Museum
2000 21 Dec-2001 20 Apr, Italy, Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Aurea Roma. Dalla Citta pagana alla citte Cristiana
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number