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Copper-alloy chatelaine pendant

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posted on 26.10.2021, 15:07 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
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.

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Grave ID

Guilton Grave Unk

Object ID

M6025

Catalogue Number

M 6025

Material

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

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

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

chatelaine

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