Acquisition (From) :: Pretty, Edith M to The British Museum ::, Acquisition date :: 1939 ::, Appeared in exhibition :: G2 Changing Museum ::, Bibliograpic reference :: Bruce-Mitford 1983 Figs. 266-267, 269 ::, Consists of :: walnut wood :: burr-wood, Found (in) :: Sutton Hoo ::, Located in gallery :: G2/dc172 :: 27 Oct 2011, Object type :: bottle ::, Object type :: cup :: Cup 2, Production Period / Culture :: Early Anglo-Saxon ::, Production date :: early 7thC ::
Exhibited: 2009 14 Mar-1 Nov, Suffolk, Sutton Hoo Visitor Centre, 'Welcome to the Feast'
Exhibition label :: G2 Changing Museum :: Drinking cups Drinking cups with silver-gilt fittings complemented the larger vessels in the grave. They were made from naturally patterned maple burr-wood. This comes from growths on a tree’s body and is therefore rare. Anglo-Saxon, early AD 600s
Walnut burr-wood cup or small bottle, collapsed. Tapering in to rim, where slight staining from metal mounts and rivet holes for affixing them are visible. The mounts from this bottle are now attached to replica 1939,1010.129.