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Reiver
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Had a mixed bag today, watch winders, thimbles, lead and coins etc.
I thought the pot leg was interesting, never had one that terminates in a point before. However, the item which is really intriguing me is the decorated pendant, it seems to be cast copper alloy, with a fixing hole at the top and signs of a fixing lug at the bottom on the reverse. First thoughts were perhaps a Georgian furniture mount, but closer inspection makes me think it has a bit of age to it. Could it be horse harness mount ? Any ideas of use or age would be very much appreciated.
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Maybe a keyhole escutcheon plate? Is it a copper alloy?
Looks interesting. :thumbsup:
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Really good spread of finds...i love a winder. Plus a clock winder I see.
The item you highlighted is intriguing ...i also wonder if it is an escutcheon.
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Love a good pot leg, cracking signals too
Had a few from one field up in the mendips :thumbsup:

I was also thinking like a key hole covering, but looks like some work went into its design
Maybe from a long discarded wardrobe even (take no notice of me i have a weird mind on ID stuff :lol: )
Looks like flowers, roses? in a round bowled container
Certainly interesting
Looks like there may have been a building close by? with that array of finds

least you got a few hours out today :thumbsup:
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I think too big and too heavy for an escutcheon plate, plus the remnant of a lug on the reverse would prevent it from swinging to allow key access. When close up seems quite crude manufacture.
Thanks for ideas.
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Reiver wrote: Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:41 pm I think too big and too heavy for an escutcheon plate, plus the remnant of a lug on the reverse would prevent it from swinging to allow key access. When close up seems quite crude manufacture.
Thanks for ideas.
It cant be a keyhole cover with that lug at the bottom. Must be a mount of some sort
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It's a post medieval mount. The top loop is a rivet hole and on the back are two missing hooks. This one isn’t identical but it’ll give you an idea of what I mean
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Oxgirl wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:47 am It's a post medieval mount. The top loop is a rivet hole and on the back are two missing hooks. This one isn’t identical but it’ll give you an idea of what I mean
Thanks for that Oxgirl, I think you could be on the right lines with this mount on PAS.
I think it may be one of those items which perhaps hasn't come over well on photos but feels different in the hand, thanks again. :thumbsup:
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Going with Oxgirl now. :thumbsup:
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