CORN-F0C156: bowl rim (exterior)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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VESSEL

Unique ID: CORN-F0C156

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy rim fragment from a large bowl or cooking vessel with an internally bevelled rim that is semi-circular in section and flush with the upper edge of the vessel. The body of the vessel curves downwards slightly to suggest a reasonably deep straight-sided bowl or a deep straight-sided everted rim, as seen on cauldrons, and the curvature of the rim suggests a large diameter of about 320 mm. The bevelled rim itself is 4.7 mm thick which then tapers to the body which is 4 mm thick.

Egan (2005) illustrates a similar example of a bowl fragment with a flared rim and straight-sided body on page 99, Fig.85, No.444, which is dated from c.1550-1600.

Ottaway and Rogers (2002) illustrate a similar fragment of a cooking vessel with an internally bevelled rim on page 2810, Fig.1394, No.14197, which is dated from the mid 15th century to the early 17th century.

Butler & Green (2003) illustrate cauldrons with internally bevelled rims on page 119, No.119, which is dated from the 17th century, and on page 142, No.145, which is dated to c.1500.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.5 mm
Width: 37.6 mm
Thickness: 4.7 mm
Weight: 14.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Tuesday 31st January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Clement (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW8445
Four figure Latitude: 50.26538
Four figure longitude: -5.03217
1:25K map: SW8445
1:10K map: SW85SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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