LVPL-436C8D: Post-medieval pastry jigger

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CUTLERY

Unique ID: LVPL-436C8D

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

A copper-alloy wheel from a post-medieval pastry jigger (AD 1700-1800).The object is circular in plan and has rectangular sectioned spokes, either side of which is a semi-circular perforation. The circumference of the wheel is decorated with deep incisions located on either face to form a zig-zag cutting edge, with three crimps then a flat section, repeated around the cutting edge. In the centre of the object is iron corrosion probably where the object was riveted onto a handle.

Similar examples which can be found on the PAS database include BERK-6EB892, PUBLIC-F0BC67, IOW-610522 and HAMP-709713.

Dimensions: 36mm in diameter, 3mm thick, 9.2g.

Class: Pastry Jigger

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 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 9.2 g
Diameter: 36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2015 - Tuesday 15th December 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Sandbach

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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