Silver bowl by Unknown Artist

Base decorated with chased design of rampant and crossed lions in a roundel enclosed by 2 circles.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
17 x 3 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,150 ( Total: £2,300)
Acquired in:
1964
Vendor:
David Edge

Subsequently discovered to be a forgery, the bowl is ancient but the decoration is modern.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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