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Plaque

7th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plaque, tinned bronze, decorated with champlevé enamel. From the side of a bronze hanging bowl.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tinned bronze, champlevé enamel
Brief Description
Plaque, tinned bronze decorated with champlevé enamel, Ireland or Britain, 7th century
Physical Description
Plaque, tinned bronze, decorated with champlevé enamel. From the side of a bronze hanging bowl.
Dimensions
  • Height: 0.3cm
  • Diameter: 4.7cm
Production
From the side of a bronze hanging bowl found at Hitchin in about 1910.
Bibliographic References
  • Campbell, Marian. An Introduction to Medieval Enamels. London: HMSO, 1983. ISBN 0112903851
  • Bruce-Mitford, Rupert and Sheila Raven. A Corpus of Late Celtic Hanging-Bowls: With an Account of the Bowls Found in Scandinavia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 9780198134107
  • Hodges, Richard. Wall-to-wall history. The story of Roystone Grange. London: Duckworth, 1991. ISBN 0715623427
Collection
Accession Number
M.163-1923

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record createdMay 5, 2005
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