Can anyone id this big lump

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Any idea what metal it is?
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Perhaps from a jardiniere? :Thinking:
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its big old lump of lead it weighs 1kg . ive been trying to get an i.d on it for over a year . looks like its broke off something alot bigger.
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Whatever it is, rather ornate.
As said already, probably garden related.
Interesting find.
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It has a slight "acorn" look to my eyes....but as has been noticed before you shouldnt hold to much weight to any ID's i attempt :lol:
Its certainly a large whatever it is though

Might have been something like the top photo on this page and be part of a lead garden ornamental basket?
https://deborahsilver.com/blog/lead-garden-ornament/

Is the other side of it the same?
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Blackadder43 wrote: Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:50 pm It has a slight "acorn" look to my eyes....but as has been noticed before you shouldnt hold to much weight to any ID's i attempt :lol:
Its certainly a large whatever it is though

Might have been something like the top photo on this page and be part of a lead garden ornamental basket?
https://deborahsilver.com/blog/lead-garden-ornament/

Is the other side of it the same?
the other sides hollow . god knows what is . the lead looks well aged . suppose ill never know . cheers for your help
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As above - decoration from a lead garden planter or jardiniere. Ones put on top of gate posts etc were lead to weigh them down and make them safer (as were some floor ones for security too) as lead doesn’t corrode and is easily and cheaply cast.
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