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Record ID: NMS-E31A44
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy dress fastener or toggle. Elongated domed plate with multiple transverse convex mouldings of varying widths, two rivet holes filled with iron corrosion, hollow on the reverse, with a circular terminal on a recessed neck which would have fitted into a corresponding recessed eye-plate. Similar to an example in Read (2009, 210, no.763), unclassified Type 7. Length 43mm. Maximum width of plate 10mm. Width of toggle-plate 10.5mm. Circa 16th - 17th century.
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 7th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-D017C8
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy dress fastener eye plate. Rectangular 'eye' with raised cabled bar at each short end and loop projecting from the lower edge, cusped and noted plate with two rivet holes filled with iron corrosion and a central decorative circular aperture, terminating in a straight edge with a cabled rib. Length 45mm. Width including loop 22mm. For a similar example see Read (2008, 209, no.755? Circa 16th -17th century.
Created on: Wednesday 6th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-CFDED7
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy harness pendant suspension mount. Triangular-sectioned bar, terminating at each end in concave cusped mouldings on either side before a circular boss with central rivet hole and pointed terminal projection. One pierced boss retains a dome-headed rivet. In the centre of the lower edge are two projections pierced for the (missing) iron axis bar, one of which is incomplete. Gilded. Width 45mm. Length 14mm. Circa 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Wednesday 6th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 6th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-AA2195
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Saxon or early medieval object, possibly a bracelet or mount. Bar of shallow D-shaped section expanding very slightly from a break to a moulded animal head with pointed ears and slightly up-turned snout with a tapering D-sectioned projection extending from the mouth, probably intended to represent a long tongue, the tip of which is missing. Surviving length 48mm. Maximum width 7mm. Maximum thickness 5mm. The surface is corroded. No very close parallel has been found but Late Saxon bracelets with stylistically similar animal head terminals have been recorded including NMS-E90A2…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 27th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-A98034
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy buckle. Asymmetric frame with one larger oval and one smaller rectangular loop, the bar recessed for the (missing) pin, slight depression on the oval outside edge for the pin rest. Measuring 27.5 x 33mm. Width of rectangular loop 20mm. Probably 14th - 15th century.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 12th July 2017
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Record ID: NMS-A871FB
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval or post-medieval copper alloy vessel leg. Triangular-sectioned with broad median rib on outer face. Irregular, probably miscast break at the upper end, rounded at the lower end. Surviving length 57mm. Maximum width 29mm. Maximum thickness 16mm. Circa 1300 - 1700.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-A86123
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval or post-medieval copper alloy vessel leg. Circular-sectioned, broken before the foot, expanding for the join to the (missing) vessel body. Surviving length 53mm. Diameter at break 12.5mm. Circa 1300 - 1700.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-A69F06
Object type: DRESS HOOK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy dress hook. Lozengiform plate with beaded border including three beads forming a trefoil at the corner on either side, around an openwork fleur-de-lis. Integral sharp hook and incomplete trapezoidal loop. Length 30mm. Wodth 21mm. Circa 16th - 17th century. See Read (2008, 107, no.424).
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 27th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-7F1E1C
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy knife end stop in the form of an animal head, with remains of iron scale tang in slot. Blind-drilled holes pick out the animal's eyes, a transverse groove indicates the mouth and hair on the top of the head is represented by three engraved lines. On the back of the neck are a pair of engraved vertical grooves, with an angled line on each side of the neck. Length (excluding fragment of iron tang) 11mm. Width 8mm. Maximum thickness 14mm. For a similar example see NMS-AB3A65 (Norfolk HER29392).
Created on: Monday 20th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-7EE03D
Object type: MIRROR CASE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy mirror case. Slightly convex disc, recessed on one side for the (missing) mirror, with a pair of pierced lugs with copper alloy rivet on the outer edge and a single unpierced lug opposite. Decorated on the outer face with interrupted rockerarm in a line between the lugs and in four c-shapes producing the outline of a cross. There is a very slight possible trace of the cement which would have held the glass in place on the inside. Width 31mm. Length (including lugs) 42mm. See examples in Egan and Pritchard (2002, 362, fig.241, no.1714 - 1716) from 13th - 14th cent…
Created on: Monday 20th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-7D016C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy brooch. Open square frame, each side slightly concave on the upper face, with a boss decorated with closely spaced segmented lines forming each corner. One boss is split by the constriction for the (missing) pin. Gilded. Measuring 20 x 21mm. Circa 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Monday 20th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-7CE589
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy enamelled mount. Lozengiform plate with central piercing and a plain border around the edge. Azure an estoile of eight points [?Or]. No trace of gilding or silvering survives. Measuring 31 x 39mm, 2.5mm thick. For similar examples see Ashley (2002, 18, fig.18, nos.168 and 169). Circa 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Monday 20th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-75C6B3
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy strap fitting. Semi-circular, broken at one end, slightly hollow-backed, with radiating grooves on the upper face. Two incomplete rectangular-sectioned integral attachment spikes on the reverse. Measuring at least 35mm (44 reconstructed) x 20mm. Circa 17th century. No. 63.
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th April 2016
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Record ID: NMS-8288CD
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy buckle. Double-oval frame with narrowed bar with a short projection at either end of each concave side. Pin missing. Measuring 34 x 31mm. Circa 1500 - 1650.
Created on: Tuesday 15th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2016
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Record ID: NMS-82609D
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy strap-end. Rectangular plate tapering very slightly towards the terminal, one copper alloy rivet at the attachment edge and one above the lozengiform terminal knop, with a probably forked spacer visible on either edge through orange corrosion probably from iron. The front and back-plates are both plain. Length 43mm. Width 14mm. 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Tuesday 15th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2016
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Record ID: NMS-823D9E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval gilt copper alloy buckle. Oval frame, bar and pin missing, triangular outside edge with a notch to either side of a rounded apex, decorated with an engraved single line border forming a triangle either side of a central transverse band of engraved rockerarm. Surviving dimensions 21 x 45mm. See Whitehead (2003, 25, no.117) for a broadly similar example. 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Tuesday 15th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2016
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Record ID: NMS-819797
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy buckle. Oval frame, off-set, narrowed bar, pin missing, expanded angled outside edge engraved with an opposed spiral / scroll design. Measuring 22 x 29mm. See Whitehead (2003, 20, no.66) for a similar example. 14th century.
Created on: Tuesday 15th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2016
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Record ID: NMS-1BA817
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative bow brooch with rear hook (Mackreth 2011 CD RH). Both C-sectioned wings broken, with an angled transverse groove surviving on one and possible traces of solder on the reverse, D-sectioned bow with a groove along either edge. Pin, spring, rear-hook and lower part of bow missing. Surviving width 18mm. Surviving length 23mm. Circa AD 43 - 65. Finder's reference AB436.
Created on: Monday 15th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 15th February 2016
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Record ID: NMS-1B8E46
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative bow brooch with hinged pin (Mackreth 2011 CD H). Tubular wings holding corroded iron axis bar and fragment of copper alloy pin, D-sectioned bow broken before foot. Very worn with slight traces of grooves on the wings and bow. Width 35mm. Surviving length 23mm. Circa AD 50 - 150. Finder's reference AB409.
Created on: Monday 15th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 15th February 2016
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Record ID: NMS-1B5D06
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy purse frame fragment. C-sectioned frame broken at both ends and across one attachment, decorated with pairs of angled engraved lines. Now twisted. Surviving length 49mm. Width 7.5mm. 15th - 16th century. Finder's reference AB433.
Created on: Monday 15th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 15th February 2016
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