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MEDIEVAL HARNESS MOUNT

A medieval heraldic copper alloy stud. Length: 30.4 mm, width: 28.4 mm, thickness: 8.6 mm and weight: 9.85 g. The stud is shield shaped with a central spike projecting from the back. This is bent and is circular in section. The design is horizontal stripes alternately recessed for enamel and raised. No colours survive. Round the edge are numerous little birds, recessed for enamel with traces of re…