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    • IdentifierID: PAS4E09A5BB0014F4
    • Object type: MOUNT

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Record ID: WAW-B7A631
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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An incomplete cast copper alloy mount, possibly from a horse harness decoration, dating to the late Post Medieval period, circa AD1600-1700. A stub of an integrally cast spike is present on the reverse at both ends of the mount - 2 spikes in total. The position of the stubs at the extreme ends of the mount suggests that the object may have been a belt or strap slide. In plan, the mount has a lozenge-shaped body with rounded protrusions at two opposing ends. The face of the mount is concave and the reverse is convex. Cast, moulded decoration is present on the face of the mount. The des…
Created on: Thursday 20th March 2014
Last updated: Monday 9th June 2014
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Record ID: WAW-C092F3
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A cast copper alloy mount dating to the Medieval period, circa AD1450-1550. Two protruding knops from the base of the mount with broken terminals indicate that the mount is incomplete. The mount is sub triangular in plan with an irregular section. The mount has openwork decoration comprising of two sub-triangular perforations. The front face of the mount has moulded decoration including a row of raised square forms along the longest side of the frame and a raised floral design in the centre of the mount. The reverse of the mount is plain and flat apart from the chamfered edges of both…
Created on: Tuesday 7th January 2014
Last updated: Thursday 29th May 2014
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Record ID: WAW-639757
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A complete cast copper alloy furniture mount or horse harness stud of probable late Medieval to early Post Medieval date, circa AD1400-1600. The mount head is circular in plan. The reverse of the mount is hollow with an integral square-section shank protruding from the centre. The shank, which is tightly bent back towards the mount, tapers to a sharp point. The shank measures 4.16mm x 4.19mm at the base. The mount is undecorated with an uneven green / brown patina. The length of the spike suggests this mount was either used on a piece of furniture or for a relatively thick piece …
Created on: Friday 15th November 2013
Last updated: Thursday 28th November 2013
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Record ID: HESH-384C25
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy stud or mount of probable late medieval to early post medieval date, circa AD 1400-1600. The mount head is a pointed oval in plan. The reverse of the head is hollow with an integral square-sectioned shank protruding from the centre. The shank, which is bent, tapers to a blunt point. The base of the shaft measures 3.97mm x 3.61mm. The mount is undecorated with an uneven green / dark green and brown patina. The length of the spike suggests this mount was either used on a piece of furniture or for a relatively thick piece of leather, such as a horse harness. …
Created on: Friday 1st November 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 14th November 2018
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Record ID: WMID-A6D465
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy belt mount or belt stiffener of Post Medieval date, circa AD 1550-1700. An attachment cap survives on the terminal of one of the rivet spikes. In plan view the mount has a central sub rectangular band with a foliate form from either side. Coma-shaped black enamel or neillo settings survive at both terminals. The reverse of the mount is flat and undecorated with two integrally cast attachment spikes at either end. The spikes are sub circular in section. A disc-shaped cap, 6.89mm in diameter, survives on one of the spikes. The other spike terminates in a blu…
Created on: Wednesday 8th May 2013
Last updated: Monday 27th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'tewkesbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-011C02
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete silver decorative mount, possibly for a book cover or box, of probable modern date, post 1750. The mount is made from sheet silver. It has an irregular shape in plan view, possibly representing two superimposed capital letters. Due to the highly stylized openwork design of the mount, it is uncertain if the design represents an 'H', 'E', 'I' or 'U' possibly referring to the owner's initials. The front of the mount is decorated with an engraved linear design. The design includes thicker, deeper lines, usually in groups of three, which follow the shape of the mount. The…
Created on: Tuesday 30th April 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 7th May 2013
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Record ID: WMID-C436C4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy shield-shaped mount supported on three legs dating to the Post Medieval period, circa AD1600-1700. In the middle of the shield there is an openwork 'heart' with a cross in the centre of the heart. Openwork decoration below the heart comprises of an irregular shaped perforation on either side of the heart and a third, V-shaped perforation at the apex of the shield. Two damaged openwork projections at the top of the shield are possibly the lower half of two hearts. The reverse of the shield is flat with an integrally cast leg at each corner of the shi…
Created on: Monday 15th April 2013
Last updated: Thursday 6th June 2013
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Record ID: WMID-43F9D7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy belt mount of Medieval date, circa AD1300-1600. The belt mount has a domed centre section which is flanked by a smaller domes on either side with a rounded knop at the top. The reverse of the belt mount is flat with two integrally cast attachement spikes. The front of the belt mount has a patch of green residue suggesting that the front of the mount was originally decorated. There is a small collar between the centre dome and one of the outside domes. The reverse is undecorated with a circular sectioned pointed spike at the top and bottom. Both spike…
Created on: Tuesday 9th April 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 9th April 2013
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Record ID: WMID-308E04
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Walsall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy belt mount of Medieval date, circa AD1400-1600. The belt mount is 'sunburst' in plan. The mount has a domed front and a flat reverse creating a D-shaped cross section. The front of the mount has a moulded design of 13 points or spikes with a groove separating each point. No further decoration survives on the front of the mount. The reverse of the mount is plain with an integrally cast spike at the centre. The bent spike has a circular section and a blunt terminal. The mount has a green / brown colour and the surface is heavily abraded. Diameter: 29…
Created on: Monday 8th April 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 24th April 2013
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Record ID: WMID-D04632
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, cast copper alloy mount probably Post Medieval to Modern in date. The precise function of the mount is unclear although it is possibly from a piece of furniture. In plan view the mount comprises of a central triangular-shaped plate with openwork decoration below. The openwork decoration was clearly always asymmetrical although not all of the openwork survives. The damage is not new. In the centre of the triangular plate is a sub-square recessed field. Within the field are small knops formed from casting. One rivet hole survives to the right of the recessed field …
Created on: Tuesday 26th February 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd November 2016
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Record ID: ESS-0C4C87
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, cast, copper-alloy Post-Medieval mount or strap fitting, circa 17th century. In plan view, the mount is trefoil-shaped at one end and rounded at the opposing end. There is an incised V-shaped decorative groove delineating each of the foliate forms which is also suggestive of a heart shape. The mount is flat on both the front and reverse creating a rectangular cross section. The reverse of the mount is plain. The stubs of integrally cast attachment spikes are present on the reverse of the mount, one at each end. The spikes are rectangular in cross section. The mount is c…
Created on: Thursday 6th December 2012
Last updated: Monday 7th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Feering Parish', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-0B8417
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, cast, copper-alloy Post Medieval mount or strap fitting, circa 17th century. The mount is a representation of an acorn in a cup. The main body of the mount is sub triangular, or tear-drop, in plan. The wider end has a stem with a blunt triangular terminal at a 90 degree angle. The front is decorated with two parallel incised lines across the middle of the mount. The front of the mount is convex with a flat reverse creating a D-shaped cross section. The reverse is plain with two complete, integrally cast attachment spikes. The spikes are bent towards each other and the touc…
Created on: Thursday 6th December 2012
Last updated: Monday 7th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Feering Parish', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ESS-D6ACD5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: An incomplete cast gilded silver mount of Anglo-Saxon date in the form of a stylised animal head. The head has a high domed brow, divided into two fields by a raised line. Within each field is an eye formed from a round pellet attached to a comma-shaped field outlined by an incised line and ending in a downward-spiralling scroll which may represent an ear. In front of the eyes is a low broad semi-circular snout. At the junction between the head and the snout, the central raised line divides into two, creating an inverted 'V' and forming three facets to the snout. Each fac…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chelmsford District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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