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Copper-alloy chatelaine pendant (one of four)

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posted on 26.10.2021, 15:10 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Small bronze chatelaine pendant, length 3.3 cm, but damaged at both ends. Circular sectioned shaft with flattened lobe at top, pierced for suspension and hole now broken through, iron rust around the hole. On shaft double groove above flattened, round shouldered blade, like a broad spear or even a spade. Blade broken and iron stained.According to Faussett's description only four pendants were found, the published illustration shows more.

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Grave ID

Guilton Grave 27

Object ID

M6027

Catalogue Number

M 6027

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; brass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

chatelaine pendant (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; chatelaine pendant) (Antiquarian Keyword; pin, instrument)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

chatelaine

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