Decorative “Mount” For ID?

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Pete E
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Managed to grab a couple of hours between showers yesterday evening on a field I had not detected before.

Three hours of detecting produced the usual haul of Vicky and George halfpenny’s, a couple of modern coins, plus a selection of buttons...

It also produced the item below.

It is stamped and designed to be seen from one side only . It looks like it was originally guilded so would have been quite decorative.

The metal is fairly thin and quite soft and easy to bend, possibly a copper alloy?

The design seems familiar but I can’t put my finger on where I have seen it before..

Any ideas what it is and it’s age would be most appreciated.
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Possibly a furniture mount as it's quite modern being pressed :thumbsup:
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the-roman wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:49 am Possibly a furniture mount as it's quite modern being pressed :thumbsup:
Thanks for that....

I was leaning to that sort of idea as well, with "modern" being Victorian or later.

What has thrown me a bit is there are no obvious attachment points nor signs of where any have been?
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Pete E wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:57 am Thanks for that....

I was leaning to that sort of idea as well, with "modern" being Victorian or later.

What has thrown me a bit is there are no obvious attachment points nor signs of where any have been?
I know what your saying mate, maybe it was an inlay of a sort glued into place. I hope someone with more knowledge than me can tell you for sure what it was used for :thumbsup:
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If they are 1mm squares then that is tiny at about 12 x 7mm. :Thinking:
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Or maybe the black square are 1cm and it's not tiny.....
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Could be the internal part of a pomander for the ladies avoiding the nasty scents emanating from everywhere in earlier times. Looks 19th century ish to me 8-)
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Could be the decoration come off a Pill box or an addition to a fancy belt buckle .
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