Copper-alloy chatelaine pendant
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Gatty Slip: Small brass instrument, found at Gilton Town, Kent. Formerly in the Faussett coll. Vide Inven. Sep. pl. 12, fig. 6 [image]Bronze spear-shaped chatelaine pendant, ring now lost, length 2.9cm. Tapering lozenge-shaped blade with convex striking to point, with a broadest point a ring and dot on either face. At top the flattened blade gives way to round wire, bent into loop and end brought back and twisted round spirally at base of loop. eg. similar in constructions to nos. M 6030, M 6211, M 6212 and presumably from same set.The pendant is likely to have come from one of the graves that produced copper-alloy chatelaine pendants: 27, 41, 76, 81 or 87. – D.H. & B.B.