SUR-BCF9D2:

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SPOON

Unique ID: SUR-BCF9D2

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

A silver-plated cast copper alloy figure, 24.7mm in length, probably from the end of a spoon or other type of decorative object. The figure wears late 16th century style dress, with a cloak draped across the back and holds a scroll in its right hand. It's left hand rests upon a large axe. The head, which has a pronounced ruff around the neck, appears to be in the form of a bare skull. The figure stands on a lozengiform plinth, with a drilled hole for a mounting pin or other attachment in the base. Circa 19th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1800
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.7 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 6.7 mm
Weight: 3.97 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 24th October 2019

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Long Sutton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7646
Four figure Latitude: 51.20816111
Four figure longitude: -0.91343398
1:25K map: SU7646
1:10K map: SU74NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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