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Mazer and cover

Gold, maple wood, ruby and pearl

Origin: England

Date: Late 14th/ 15th century

10.5 cm height (with lid) ; 16 cm diameter

On loan from All Souls College, Oxford; LI.223.1

The finial on the cover is formed as four gold leaves from which emerges a cabochon ruby also set in gold, surrounded by four pearls

Mazer: A medieval drinking vessel made of maple wood and mounted with silver or gold