The broad shallow bowl is supported by a short stem and a bold knop of writhen design, between two bands of hatching.

The foot with repousse lobes spreads out on to a moulded rim. An example of early Gothic design in its conception of forms and attention to detail.


Sir John Noble of Argyll.

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