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Bowl with lid: C.9 & A-2014

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An almost hemispherical bowl on a low thick foot-rim of grey earthenware with a bowl shaped lid with a small circular knop which could serve for a foot. Impressed with a pattern of radial strokes and small circles with a centre dot, with traces of grey-black glaze.


History note: Originating from the joint collections of Professor Peter H. Plesch and Mrs. Gerta R. (Traudi) Plesch OBE.

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Iven by Philippa Neilson

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Method of acquisition: Given (2014) by Neilson, Philippa


5th/7th century
Circa 400 CE - Circa 699 699 CE

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Accession number: C.9 & A-2014
Primary reference Number: 201293
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Created: Thursday 9 April 2015 Updated: Thursday 22 September 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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