LEIC-E4370B: Medieval Miniature Cauldron.

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Unique ID: LEIC-E4370B

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Medieval or post medieval copper alloy miniature cauldron, Length 34mm, width 42mm, rim 29mm,weight 50.67grams.

The object is sub-spherical in form and cross section and consists of a rounded vessel with a flared plain rim. Emerging from the underside of the rim are two small circular cross-sectioned, rounded handles. The cauldron has two complete and one incomplete legs which are plain and circular in cross section. The object is paralleled in LEIC-E2A3A6. Numerous examples of miniature domestic utensils have been found in London (see Egan and Forsyth 2005). The London examples of cauldrons (ibid. 111-115) date from the 14th to 17th centuries.

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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 42 mm
Weight: 50.67 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Loughborough Garendon (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5020
Four figure Latitude: 52.77528092
Four figure longitude: -1.26025775
1:25K map: SK5020
1:10K map: SK52SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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