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MEDIEVAL HARNESS PENDANT

Incomplete copper-alloy horse-harness pendant, of medieval date. It is roughly lozenge-shaped, and originally had eight integral projecting arms, one at each corner of the lozenge and one along each of the four sides. Only one of the arms has survived and all but one of the breaks appear worn. The central lozenge has a beaded edge; it contains a gilded and enamelled shield within a double ridge…