NMS-C77D64: Post Medieval furniture fitting

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Unique ID: NMS-C77D64

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval furniture fitting: handle escutcheon with central sub-square aperture, and four attachment holes, two in lateral lobes and two in terminal lobes, of which one is shell-shaped. Hooked projection at each corner. On the front surface a symmetrical arrangement of recessed shapes have irregularly bases, as if for the keying of enamel, but there is no sign of such. 94 x 41mm. Thickness 2mm. 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1600
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 94 mm
Width: 41 mm
Thickness: 2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
To be known as: Beccles

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Monday 22nd October 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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