The Pershore Censer-Cover by Unknown Artist

In the form of a tower with a square openwork arcaded base.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£910 ( Total: £2,730)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Sotheby's

On each of the four faces is a gable, one of which is inscribed 'GODRIC ME WVORHT' (Godric made me).

Provenance

Found mid 18th century in Worcestershire; Rev Thomas Beale; Miss L.E. Lucas.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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