SOMDOR-63EDF3: Post Medieval Chape Scabbard

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

LACE TAG

Unique ID: SOMDOR-63EDF3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post Medieval silver lace tag/lace chape. Silver sheet folded into truncated cone shape; two pierced holes at lower edge for attachment. Etched decoration at lower edge and down towards smaller end on two sides. 17th Century? In terms of age and as the object contains a minimum of 10% precious metal it qualifies as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996 (Dr Dora Thornton, Curator of Renaissance Collections, The British Museum, 5th December 2006).

Notes:

This object is a disclaimed Treasure find, reference 2006 T471.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2006T471

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.6 mm
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 9.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 19th September 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Ms Dora Thornton

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2006T471

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
To be known as: Stoke St Gregory

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: WAW-786F90
Object type: BODKIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Report on post-medieval silver dress pin from Brailes, Warwickshire, 2006 T342 Silver dress pin, broken off beneath rectangular opening, be…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: WAW-790B14
Object type: SPOON
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Report on post-medieval silver spoon from Radway, Warwickshire, 2006 T184 Silver spoon of trifid type, bent handle and damaged, thin bowl. …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SOMDOR-B82E81
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Late medieval or early post-medieval silver strap-fitting or belt chape, U-shaped, cast with scalloped lower edge, raised ridge and central ho…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.