- Museum number
Gemellion; copper; gilt; champlevé enamel; engraved; gilded; shallow bowl decorated with scenes of mythical creatures and heraldic shields; central medallion and four peripheral lobes with reserved figures and rinceaux on enamelled background: half man half dragon creatures in combat; enamelled flowers within lobes; shields supported by foliage within the spandrels; creatures in combat with lions and wyverns.
- Production date
- 1250-1275 (circa)
Diameter: 227 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The shields bear the following arms: 1. Gules, six bends or. 2. Vair, argent, azure. 3. Barry of nine, azure, argent, azure. 4. Lozengy, azure.
Colours: dark blue, green, yellow, opaque red, off-white in single and mixed fields. This forms a pair with PRN 5304 (reg. no. 1878, 11-1, 12). For further information on gemellions, see PRN 5308. See also departmental enamel index. PSH 28.11.91
Pair with 1878,1101.12
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2016 20 October - present, Norwich Castle Museum, Norman Connections LT loan
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number