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Mounts - hooked type

Cast copper alloy hooked mount dating to the Post-Medieval period. The object consists of a rounded body which terminates in a rounded projecting knop at one end and a hook at the other. Attached to the hook is a trefoil attachment with three perforations. The object would have been used to suspend a sword scabbard. A similar example is no.362, p.42, Read, (2001). The object has a mottled green and brown patina and can be dated to the 17th century. For a parallel on the PAS database see HAMP-460894

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Length: 47 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 7.6 g
Quantity: 1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Manufacture method: Cast

 

 

 

 

 

A complete copper alloy medieval bar mount. The copper alloy sheet bar is folded to create a loop and has a single or double rivet hole.

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Spur fitting

Incomplete composite mount. The mount is in the form of a trefoil, with a lozenge shaped main plate and two knops beneath. There is a broken stem, perhaps a hook at the bottom. This stem curves down towards the underside of the object. There is a circular sectioned stem beneath the lozenge shaped plate terminating with a pointed oval plano-convex head.

 

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Length: 25 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Quantity: 1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Manufacture method: Cast

Completeness: Incomplete

Medieval hooked mount

 

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