ESS-9F9226: A Medieval vessel foot, probably from a tripod ewer, dating AD 1400-1450.

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Unique ID: ESS-9F9226

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A Medieval vessel foot, probably from a tripod ewer, dating AD 1400-1450. The leg is formed to resemble a human leg. It has a sub-triangular sectioned shaft with a rounded projection at about 120 degrees to form the foot. There is a ridge running over the ankle, perhaps imitating a shoe strap. The object has a dark grey patina.

A similar object is published in Egan (1998, no. 459) and is believed to date to the early 15th century.

Dimensions: length: 60.36 mm; width: 14.81 mm; thickness: 20.24 mm; weight: 46.69g.

Class: foot

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: CIMS
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 60.36 mm
Width: 14.81 mm
Thickness: 20.24 mm
Weight: 46.69 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr B Paites
Identified by: Mr B Paites

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 7967

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
Parish or ward: Ramsey and Parkeston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2229
Four figure Latitude: 51.91525434
Four figure longitude: 1.22658198
1:25K map: TM2229
1:10K map: TM22NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: CIMS
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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