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Copper-alloy chatelaine pendant

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posted on 26.10.2021, 15:07 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 chatelaine pendant, length with ring 4cm. The chief motif the terminal double hammer with squared top, flat, with large ring and dot in centre and punched circles flanking it in row up flat part of shank. At top the shank becomes circular sectioned and thinner, and is bent artistically into a loop with the surplus and brought down and spirally twisted around base of loop. The loop was previously threaded with a small closed bronze suspension ring.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

M6030

Catalogue Number

M 6030

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; ornament, instrument)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

chatelaine

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