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Copper-alloy chatelaine ?distributor

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posted on 2021-10-26, 15:07 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Gatty Slip: Small brass instrument, found at Gilton Town, Kent. Formerly with the Faussett coll. Vide Inven. Sep. pl. 12 fig. 6 [image]Bronze chatelaine ornament, length 1.8cm. Openwork trefoil of cast metal - probably used as a distributor for the iron links & iron chains which made up the rest of the chatelaine in addition to the bronze dingle-dangles. Has iron stains in and around the holes.From Graves 41, 76, 81 or 87. – B.B.SCH card incorrectly attributes the accession number M 6021 to this object; the Gatty Slip indicates that it should be M 6024. – D.H.

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Grave ID

Guilton Grave Unk

Object ID

M6021b

Catalogue Number

M 6024

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

chatelaine distributor (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; chatelaine distributor) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

chatelaine

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