STAFFS-823524: A gold cloisonné strip

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:


Image use policy

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

UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: STAFFS-823524

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A cloisonné strip with an angled end. Gold geometric and garnet strip inlaid overall with garnets, broken at one end, folded. Dirty.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: National importance

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T394

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.5 mm
Height: 27.1 mm
Width: 40.6 mm
Thickness: 3.8 mm
Weight: 22.63 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2009T394

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Secondary material: Gem
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Cloisonne

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Staffordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: STAFFS-E8A282
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
A gold cloisonné strip, angled end. Geometric designs. Broken at one end.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: STAFFS-EE2882
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Gold strip decorated with cloissonné garnets. Edged with filigree. Broken at one end. Twisted. Dirty
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: STAFFS-017323
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Gold plate with garnet inlay, slightly curved, dirty. Geometric cloisonné
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Audit data

Recording Institution: STAFFS
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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