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POST MEDIEVAL WEIGHT

A complete cast lead weight of post-medieval date. The weight is in the form of a human face with young features, similar to that of a cherub. The face consists of ovate recesses for eyes which appear to have faint traces of incised detail, a slight protruding nose which has been compressed and disfigured, and a horizontal mouth moulding. Uneven moulding around the top of the head represents hair …