DOR-F6DD94: Post Medieval spoon.

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SPOON

Unique ID: DOR-F6DD94

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a cast copper alloy seal top spoon. The top is a flat disc, below which the handle is narrowed and than expands into a baluster form comprising (with constrictions between) an upper, globular knop, a narrowed tapering knop, a wider tapering knop and two collars. The handle then continues with an oval cross section to the break point, narrowed from the decorative section.
Date: Post medieval - 16th to early 17th century
Dimensions: 33.56mm x 12.27 mm x 10.68 mm
Weight: 6.31 g

Class: Seal Top

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.56 mm
Width: 12.27 mm
Thickness: 10.68 mm
Weight: 6.31 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th August 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Iwerne Minster

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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