LON-2868FB: An incomplete Post-Medieval copper alloy, lion head cloak clasp dating to the 18th - 19th century.

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CLASP

Unique ID: LON-2868FB

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An incomplete Post-Medieval copper alloy, lion head cloak clasp dating to the 18th-19th century. The domed circular plate has a rope twist rim at the front with a prominent forward facing male lion's head with a heavy mane. The lion head is concave at the rear. The left side has a loop set perpendicular to the main frame. On the right side there are the remains of a rectangular loop which is now missing. The clasp retains some areas of gilding.

Dimensions: length 35.02mm; width: 25.04mm; weight 8.61g

Similar lion head cloak clasps on the database are LON-20DAB5, LANCUM-87C592 and IOW-8D5FF0.

Class: Cloak clasp

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 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.02 mm
Width: 25.04 mm
Weight: 8.61 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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