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MEDIEVAL HARNESS PENDANT

Medieval gilt horse harness pendant, comprised of an elaborate openwork sexfoil frame with the remains of a copper alloy suspension loop through which is the remains of an iron hinge pin. The frame contains a separate sexfoil pendant suspended by an iron pin forming a hinge with two copper alloy lugs at the top of the frame. The inner pendant bears the remains of a gilded finish, with the frame ha…