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Kenleyboy
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Couple of waifs and strays . Having a sort out , emptying pockets of bits of shrapnel and I had forgotten about these two items .

The first one I think is some sort of strap or belt fitting although it is very thin and dainty . I cant believe this survived intact . The rivet is still present and both parts were clipped together when found and although they come apart easily they still clip back together .
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Next item looks to have some age and has that nice green patina . 45 mm point to point . It has suffered some damage but mostly intact .
With the holes present I would imagine this would have been rivetted to something , leather fitting ? Not sure why therevis a hole in the centre boss .
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Any help from the great minds much appreciated :thumbsup:
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Bearing in mind these are just guesses, the first struck me as a strap end too.

The second one I thought it might a mount to carry a feather plume or similar on a horse harness??

Now to wait and see what the experts say! :thumbsup:
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The first one definitely looks like a medieval strap end. If you look in Alexander’s thread ‘tale of a field part 1’ , Cath put a link to a great strap end guide on there. Thread is in finds and stories section
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Pete E wrote: Sat Oct 16, 2021 10:20 am Bearing in mind these are just guesses, the first struck me as a strap end too.

The second one I thought it might a mount to carry a feather plume or similar on a horse harness??

Now to wait and see what the experts say! :thumbsup:
It may be a guess but that is a very plausible one with the feather plume :thumbsup:
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I have a near identical strapend - can't remember the dating precisely but it was medieval :thumbsup:

The second object is a mount of some sorts (furniture?) and are those holes countersunk?
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First one, yep I think medieval strap-end.
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Medieval quatrefoil mount.

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Allectus wrote: Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:05 pm Medieval quatrefoil mount.

A ;)
Thanks again :thumbsup:
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Glad you got the mount WiD’ed. On the fleurs de lis strap end it’s c14th century. This one is very similar but there are lots of examples on PAS - superb find :Star:
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