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Record ID: LVPL-FE4801
Object type: NUT CRACKERS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
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One half of a pair of copper alloy nut crackers, of Late Post Medieval to Early A Modern dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD). When complete the nutcrackers would have consisted of two complete arms, joined at a single point hinge. The remaining arm tapers gently from the hinge down towards an acorn shaped molded terminal. The object is semi-circular in cross-section and the outer face is decorated by three sets of paired horizontal ribs. Below this the arm is plain until the acorn molding. The inner face has multiple horizontal ridges which would have prevented the nut from slipping…
Created on: Friday 9th January 2015
Last updated: Friday 9th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.

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