Anglo-Saxon beaker by Unknown Artist

This glass, of bluish tint decorated with trailing in pale amber, is a unique and beautiful object, in remarkably good condition, presumably deriving from an Anglo-Saxon burial.

Details

Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
19 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
1979

Provenance

Discovered June 1977, Cambridge.

Venue details

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Downing Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 3DZ 01223 333516 www.maa.cam.ac.uk

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