KENT-A62423: KENT-A62423: Post Medieval silver glt dress hook

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DRESS HOOK

Unique ID: KENT-A62423

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Post Medieval silver-gilt dress hook with trefoil-shaped back plate with cusped edge. The back-plate supports three hemispherical bosses, each with applied filigree ornament in the form of three circlets with granulated knops, the inner circlet of each with no knop. In the centr there is an aperture holds a central rosette attached by a rivet (see Gaimster, D., et al, 'Tudor Silver-Gilt Dress-Hooks', The Antiquaries Journal, 2002, Vol. 82, pp. 157-196, fig. 5, p. 163). On the reverse is soldered an incurved hook.

For similar example see 2005 T142, HAMP-C1FA51.

Notes:

Consequently, 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.

TVC Valuation 27/03/2013: £70

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Canterbury Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2011T80

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.7 mm
Width: 10.8 mm
Thickness: 6.3 mm
Weight: 1.57 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2011T80

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Herne and Broomfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1968
Four figure Latitude: 51.368812
Four figure longitude: 1.144884
1:25K map: TR1968
1:10K map: TR16NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Canterbury Museum
General landuse: Coastland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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