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POST MEDIEVAL HARNESS MOUNT

Cast copper alloy umbonate harness mount or bridle boss. Multifoil pattern with nine knops in the form of a four-petalled flower, alternating with eight knops in the form of a fleur de lis and two open-worked circles which would have been the rivet holes. The openwork is asymmetrical with moulded curvilinear ovals surrounding a central fleuret with moulded central knop and twelve petals, within a …