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Copper-alloy gilt rim binding and wood remains of a vessel

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posted on 27.10.2021, 07:45 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze gilt mount from a small drinking cup, diam. approx. 5.8cm. The usual simple U-sectioned sheet metal rim, with three triangular repoussé pendants with pearled border and 3 'knot' motifs, the larger spotted. This larger motif has curious angle pieces at top sides. These pendants held in place by stout corrugated silver gilt clips, fastened by single gilded dome-headed rivet. Mounted now on wooden cup. Pendants markedly inbent as if to fit vessel with recessed neck. ?Gourd.

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Grave ID

Chartham Down Grave 48

Object ID

M6730

Catalogue Number

M 6730

Material

copper alloy, white metal, gilt, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze, gilt) (Antiquarian Material; silver, gilt, wood)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

rim binding (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; drinking cup mount) (Antiquarian Keyword; arming, ornaments, cup, bowl, gourd)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

box

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