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FURNITURE FITTING

Unique ID: NLM-1F19A1

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

Copper alloy

Furniture Fitting. Pressed metal concavo-convex plate in a quasi-exotic trompe d'oiel style. A lunate curve decorated by chevrons and an inner billeted order is represented, through which passes [or appears to pass] a finely patterned drape; the latter being wrapped [or rather appears to be wrapped] around a separate oval loop of drawn wire, the latter actually attached by white fixative. A fragment of a rim remains on one edge of the object. The more prominent details appear reversed on the back. Suggested date: Modern, 1850-1930.

Length: 48.8mm, Width: 35.1mm, Thickness: 0.7mm, Weight: 4.81gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1850
Date to: Circa AD 1930

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 48.8 mm
Width: 35.1 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 4.81 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM20187

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Friday 8th June 2012
Updated: Thursday 10th January 2013

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