HAMP-4E0C41: Post-medieval mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: HAMP-4E0C41

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

A copper-alloy mount in the form of a Tudor rose of post-medieval date (16/17th century AD). This small mount is essentially flat and in the form of a double five-petalled rose with small pointed lobes in the cusps. The centre of the upper surface is moulded in low relief with five arms emerging from a central point to join the side of the internal rose. Between each arm a small spur springs from the side of the internal rose; thus five heart shaped cells are created. In one of these white enamel survives in place. In an adjacent cell formed between the roses is red enamel, and within an adjacent pointed lobe is green enamel. This colour scheme is consistent with contemporary enamelling. On the back of the mount is a high fired residue, now black and slightly crazed.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.9 mm
Width: 12.4 mm
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 1.26 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th March 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Weekend Wanderers Norway Tour March 2013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Uncertain
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Hursley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3927
Four figure Latitude: 51.04103834
Four figure longitude: -1.44510298
1:25K map: SU3927
1:10K map: SU32NE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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