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Belt mounts & Strap eyelets
Bar mounts, shaped belt mounts, strap eyelets

 

Belt mounts - bar mounts

 

Belt mount
bar with knops
BM05


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: England
Material: Silver
Size: 18mm
Weight: 0.63 grams

Notes: Possible function as a strap eyelet based on the size of the central piercing. Cast construction with 2 piercings for rivets on the terminal lobes which are not present. Large central piercing which may be for buckle pin.

Similar to: Identical to MoL, Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, London. Item 1157. Swan Lane.

Belt mount
bar with knops
BM06


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Area of Origin: Malton, Yorkshire, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 33mm
Weight: 2.31 grams

Notes: Superb medieval copper alloy belt attachment mount found in England 1970s L67m. Cast construction. 2 piercings for rivets on the terminal lobes which are not present. Large central piercing which may be for buckle pin.

Similar to: Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, London. Item 1154. Billingsgate Lorry Park.

Belt mount
bar
with knops
BM32


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
31mm x 9mm
Weight: 2.35 grams

Notes: Superb medieval copper alloy belt attachment mount found in England. Cast construction, 2 piercings for rivets on the terminal lobes, which only one of which is present. Large central piercing which may be for buckle pin.

Similar to: Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, London. Item 1158, Swan Lane.

Belt mount
bar
with knops
BM31


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
31mm x 10mm
Weight: 2.1 grams

Notes: Copper alloy belt attachment mount found in England. Cast construction. 2 piercings for rivets on the terminal lobes which are not present. Large central piercing which may be for buckle pin.

Similar to: Identical to MoL, Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, London. Item 1158, Swan Lane.

Belt mount
bar
with knops
BM30


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
25mm x 8mm
Weight: 2.04 grams

Notes: Copper alloy belt attachment mount found in England. Cast construction. 2 piercings for rivets on the terminal lobes which are not present. Large central piercing which may be for buckle pin.

Similar to: Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, London. Item 1158, Swan Lane.

Bar mount
with lower ring

BM71


Object
:
Bar mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: Britain
Material: Bronze
Size:
23mm length
Weight: 1.14 g
rams

Notes: Cast construction, 2 piercings for rivets on the terminal lobes, which only 1 is present. The lower lobe has a part broken circle which may be part of a pendant mount ring.

Item Described as: 12 Mixed bronze items. Nice Condition. These are from a small collection formed in the 1980's.

 

Belt Mounts - bar mounts - decorative

 

Belt mount
Shaped

BM20


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: Europe
Material: Silver, gold gilding
Size:
22mm x 15mm
Weight: 3.58 grams

Notes: Belt mount shaped with a central bar with central lobe and shaped ends. 2 Piercings for pins which are absent. Cast construction. Traces of gilding are evident.

Ex De Jong Collection.

Heraldic mount
with letter S
BM77

Object
:
Mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: Britain
Material: bronze
Size:
41mm x 25mm
Weight: 5.8 g
rams

Notes: Heraldic pendant mount is probably the inside piece of a quatrefoil. The body is square with two bars projecting upwards and downwards. There are two piercings for rivets which are absent. In the centre of the face is a stamped S. Nice Condition.

These are from a small collection formed in the 1980s.

 

Belt mounts - ball shaped or round

 

Belt fragment
with 3 domed mounts

BM01

Object
: Belt fragment
Culture: Medieval. 14th-15th century
Country of Origin: England
Material: leather, brass
Size: 10mm individual mount diameter
Size: 34mm x 12mm for entire piece
Weight: 4.36 grams

Notes: Leather belt comprises of two layers of very thin leather with circular brass mounts which pierce both layers with an integral rove. Mounts are individually 10mm diameter.

Similar to: MoL, Egan & Pritchard, Dress Accessories, Item 824, Swan Lane, Upper Thames Street, London.

Belt Mount
Domed with gilding

BM69


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: Britain
Material: bronze, gold gilding
Size:
10mm
Weight: 1.54 g
rams

Notes: Small domed belt mount with two posts on the back. The top is gilded and has no decorative markings.

These are from a small collection formed in the 1980's.

Similar to: MoL, Egan & Pritchard, Dress Accessories, Item 824, Swan Lane, Upper Thames Street, London.

Belt or harness mount
large flower
BM03


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: Britain
Material: gold gilded bronze
Size:
24mm in diameter and 7mm thick
Weight: 9.96 grams

Notes: Raised central bevel flower with possible fleur-de-lys around the scalloped edge. Four posts affix the mount, three of which are remaining. The mount is in Very Fine condition. The posts to attach the mounts are 15mm in length where unbroken. Size of this mount makes it suitable for a man's belt or harness fitting.

From a private collection gathered in the 1980's.

Belt mount
Base with gilding

BM68


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Southwark Bridge, Thames River. England
Material: gold gilded
Size:
20mm
Weight: 0.44 g
rams

Notes: Item is constructed from pressed metal. Round base with central piercing for a rivet, central portion or housing for a glass paste gem. It is circumnavigated by a rope of gilded lobes which are mostly in tact and undamaged.

Probable belt mount or harness mount. Item found near Southwark Bridge on the Thames River, England on the north side of the river in the 1980s.

Similar to: an eBay item which has a similar edge as this one and a central gilded flower bezel.

Belt mount
with raised circular edge

BM72


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval. 1350-1450
Country of Origin: Britain
Material: Bronze
Size:
7mm x 7mm x 10mm
Weight: 0.33 grams

Notes: Belt mount with flat head. The head is circular with a slighly raised centre and a singular row of raised dots around the edge.

From a small collection formed in the 1980s.

Similar to: Museum of London Dress Accessories, Egan & Pritchard Billingsgate Lorry Park, watching brief. London. Ceramic phase 12. 1400-1450. Mount 813.

Belt mount
as strap eyelet

BM70


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Southwark Bridge, Thames River. England
Material: pewter
Size:
14mm
Weight: 1.0 g
ram

Notes: Mount is circular with a large piercing in the centre. It is most likely for use as a strap eyelet.

Found near Southwark Bridge on the Thames River, England on the north side of the river in the 1980s.

 

Belt mounts - rectangular

 

Belt mount
rectangular with 2 rivets
BM02


Object
: Belt mount- rectangular
Culture: Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: ?, gold gilding
Size: 10mm x 20mm
Weight: 1.32 grams

Notes: Rectangular belt mount which has a single groove around the edge. There is no other decoration on the face and two piercings for rivets which are in situ.

A large amount of gold gilding still remains.

Belt Mount
rectangular with silver

BM74


Object
:
Belt Mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
28mm x 14mm
Weight: 2.4 grams

Notes: Large rectangular belt mount with three piercings for rivets, of which the central one is absent. Broken off heads remain in the other two. The front face has traces of silver or tinning and a crudely etched rectangle with angled lines forming a cut off lozenge.

Similar to: MoL, Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Swan Lane, Upper Thames Street, London. Item 1054, Ceramic phase 12.

Belt mount
die struck with letters

BM10

Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: England
Material: traces of gold gilding
Size: 23mm x 15mm
Weight: 0.91 grams

Notes: Die struck belt mount with letters. Rectangular plaque has a border around the edge. The lettering is indistinct. Large central piercing. There are no surviving rivets. Remains of gilding are present.

Similar to: similar in style to Item NM278, 13th century IHS plaque from a coffer, Medieval Artefacts, Nigel Rees.

 

Belt Mounts - square shaped

 

Belt mount
Square
BM11


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th-15th century
Country of Origin: England
Material: Bronze
Size: 24mm x 24mm
Weight: 8.5 grams

Notes: Central boss radiating angled grooves. Hollow back.Two rivets originally fastened the mount, one of which remains in situ.

Similar to: Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1072.

Belt mount
Square, die struck

BM36


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
14mm x 14mm
Weight: 0.33 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. Mount is square and roughly pressed with a row of raised circles around the border. The internal square has 4 drop shapes around a central diamond shape. There is a singular divot without being pierced.

Belt mount
square, die struck

BM35


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
13mm x 13mm x 5mm high
Weight: 0.25 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. four domes are set around a central diamond with a singular piercing for a rivet. The mount is off centre and in poor condition.

 

Belt mounts - scallop shell

 

Belt Mount
Scallop shell

BM81


Object
:
Belt Mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
13mm x 15mm
Weight: 1.99 grams

Notes: Scallop-shaped belt mount. Cast metal construction. There is a singular piercing with the rivet in situ.

Belt mount
Scallop shell

BM19


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
20mm x 10mm
Weight: 0.98 grams

Notes: Scallop-shaped belt mount. Pressed sheet metal construction with hollow back. 2 piercings for rivets which are both absent. There is a singular piercing with the rivet in situ.

Belt mount
Scallop shell

BM43


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
14mm x 14mm
Weight: 1.06 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The shape is raised with a domed centre. The original shape of the mount is uncertain but is likely scallop shell. There is a central piercing for a rivet which does not remain.

 

Belt mount - King's head

 

Belt mount
King's head
BM08

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 15mm x 20mm
Weight: 1.91 grams

Notes: King's head shaped belt mount. Good condition, Singular piercing for rivet which survives. Copper alloy mount. Cast construction. Singular rivet of diameter 1.9mm and length 2.8mm set centrally on the back. The display face presents an anthropomorphic if schematic crowned head with horizontal eyes and mouth in relief.

Similar to: PAS Item Record ID: NLM-119E2A Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Lincolnshire and PAS Item Record ID: BERK-5F56BF Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Oxfordshire.

Belt mount
King's head

BM28


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:17mm
x 13mm
Weight: 2.37 grams

Notes: King's head shaped belt mount. Good condition, Singular piercing for rivet which survives. Copper alloy mount. Cast construction with hollowed out back. The display face presents an anthropomorphic crowned head with almost indistinguishable eyes and mouth in relief.

Similar to: PAS Item Record ID: NLM-119E2A Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Lincolnshire and PAS Item Record ID: BERK-5F56BF Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Oxfordshire.

Belt mount
King's head

BM29


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
18mm x 15mm
Weight: 1.75 grams

Notes: King's head shaped belt mount. Good condition, Singular piercing for rivet which survives. Copper alloy mount. Cast construction with hollow back. The display face presents an anthropomorphic crowned head with horizontal eyes and mouth in relief. Crown is presented as a trilobed.

Similar to: PAS Item Record ID: NLM-119E2A Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Lincolnshire and PAS Item Record ID: BERK-5F56BF Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Oxfordshire.

Belt mount
King's head

BM64


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Lincolnshire, England
Material: Bronze
Size:
10mm x 15mm
Weight: 1.25 grams

Notes: Found metal detecting in Lincolnshire, around 20-25 mile radius of the town of Grantham. King's head shaped belt mount. Reasonable condition, with facial features well preserved, especially the eyes. Singular piercing for rivet which survives. Bronze mount. Cast construction with hollow back. The display face presents an anthropomorphic crowned head with horizontal eyes and mouth in relief. Crown is presented as a trilobed.

These are thought to be a representation of King Edward III (dating 1327-1377).

Similar to: PAS Item Record ID: NLM-119E2A Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Lincolnshire and PAS Item Record ID: BERK-5F56BF Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Oxfordshire.

Belt mount
King's head

BM65


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Lincolnshire, England
Material: Bronze
Size:
12mm x 15mm
Weight: 1.63 g
rams

Notes: Found metal detecting in Lincolnshire, around 20-25 mile radius of the town of Grantham.

These are thought to be a representation of King Edward III (dating 1327-1377). King's head shaped belt mount. Good condition, with all facial features clearly defined. Singular piercing for rivet which is absent. Bronze mount. Cast construction with hollow back. The display face presents an anthropomorphic crowned head with horizontal eyes and mouth in relief. Crown is presented as a trilobed.

Similar to: PAS Item Record ID: NLM-119E2A Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Lincolnshire and PAS Item Record ID: BERK-5F56BF Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Oxfordshire.

Belt Mount
King's head

BM78


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
15mm x 12mm
Weight: 1.49 grams

Notes: King's head shaped belt mount. Good condition, Singular piercing for rivet which survives with rove still attached. Copper alloy mount. Cast construction with slightly concave back. The display face presents an anthropomorphic crowned head with almost indistinguishable eyes and mouth in relief.

Similar to: PAS Item Record ID: NLM-119E2A Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Lincolnshire and PAS Item Record ID: BERK-5F56BF Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Oxfordshire.

Belt mount
King's head

BM66


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Lincolnshire, England
Material: Bronze
Size:
13mm x 17mm
Weight: 2.65 g
rams

Notes: Found metal detecting in Lincolnshire, around 20-25 mile radius of the town of Grantham.

These are thought to be a representation of King Edward III (dating 1327-1377). King's head shaped belt mount. Good condition, Singular piercing for rivet which survives. Facial features are worn though the mouth is clearly defined. Bronze mount. Cast construction with hollow back. The display face presents an anthropomorphic crowned head with horizontal eyes and mouth in relief. Crown is presented as a trilobed.

Similar to: PAS Item Record ID: NLM-119E2A Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Lincolnshire and PAS Item Record ID: BERK-5F56BF Object type: MOUNT Broad period: MEDIEVAL County: Oxfordshire.

 

Belt mount - fleur-de-lys

 

Belt mount
fleur-de-lis

BM83


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval. 14th-15th century
Country of Origin: England
Material: Silver
Size:
16mm x 20mm
Weight: 0.71 grams


Notes
: Fleur-de-lys belt mount with two piercings for rivets which are present.
There is a collar towards the bottom. Found in England, and from an old private collection.

Similar to: MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1084.

Belt mount
fleur-de-lys

BM24


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
18mm x 14mm
Weight: 1.46 grams

Notes: Cast construction with two piercings for rivets, one of which remains. Three rows of circles form a raised collar on the lower part on the body of the mount.

Similar to: MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1084.

Belt mount
fleur-de-lys
BM09


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 11mm x 15mm
Weight: 0.69 grams

Notes: Cast construction. 2 piercings for rivets which are not present.Three rows of squares form a raised collar on the lower part on the body of the mount.

Similar to: Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1084

Mount
fleur-de-lys

BM82


Object
:
Mount
Culture: Medieval/post medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
23mm x 17mm
Weight: 2.21 grams

Notes:
Fluer-de-lys is clearly defined. Cast construction with no piercings for rivets or integral rivet apparent which render it unlikely for use as a belt mount. Three lines form a raised collar on the lower part on the body of the mount.

Comment from vendor, " I don’t think that the fleur is a belt mount, and it may not be medieval."

 

Belt mount - with central lobe

 

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM54


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
2mm x 0.8mm
Weight: 0.96 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets which are both absent. There are 4 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM14

Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th cenury
Country of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 15mm x 8mm
Weight: 0.96 grams

Notes: Part of a Metal Detecting Group find from the UK. Cast construction with a concave back. The central lobe is ball shaped with 4 horizontal grooves. It has 2 piercings for rivets, one of which remains.

Belt mount
with central lobe
BM15

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 15mm x 8mm
Weight: 1.0 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. The central lobe has 5 grooves etched horizontally. There are two piercings for rivets on each terminus, one of which remains.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM16


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval, 14th-15th century
Country of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 20mm x 12mm
Weight: 1.62 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are 5 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre and lighter ones vertically across them.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM49


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
18mm x 9mm
Weight: 1.29 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe and two smaller terminal lobes. There are 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are a large number of crudely cross hatched lines across the body of the central ball.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM50


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
16mm x 9mm
Weight: 1.6 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe with two terminal lobes. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are 4 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre ball.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM51


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
10mm x 8mm
Weight: 1.01 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets, of which only one remains. There are a number of decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre and lighter ones vertically across them. Further comments will be added post cleaning as there is a substantial amount of mud obscuring the details.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM52


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
15mm x 8mm
Weight: 1.2 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. There are 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are 3 deep decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre of the ball.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM53


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
23mm x 12mm
Weight: 3.0 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are 6 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre and lighter ones vertically across them..

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM55


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
2omm x 10mm
Weight: 1.61 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are 6 deep decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre of the ball.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM56


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
15mm x 10mm
Weight: 0.79 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are a number of decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre and lighter ones vertically across them.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM58


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
19mm x 8mm
Weight: 1.37 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are 5 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre ball.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM59


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
14mm x 10mm
Weight: 1.48 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are faint traces of 3 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre and lighter ones vertically across them.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM60


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
15mm x 8mm
Weight: 1.06 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets, one of which remains. There is crude crosshatching across the entirety of the central ball.

Similar to: Similar cross hatching on the central lobe can be seen on Item 1161, MoL, Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM62


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size:
16mm x 8mm
Weight: 1.32 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are no decorative grooves either horizontally or vertically.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM63


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
19mm x 10mm
Weight: 1.51 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. 2 piercings for rivets of which only one remains. There are 5 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre ball.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM57


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent. England
Material:
Size:
18mm x 11mm
Weight: 1.48 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. Large single piercing which may be to accomodate a buckle pin. 2 piercings for rivets, one of which is present. There are 4 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre and lighter ones vertically across them.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM61


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
22mm x 12mm
Weight: 1.56 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Large round central lobe. Large irregular shaped central piercing in the central ball. 2 piercings for rivets which are both absent. There are 4 deep decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM48


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
24mm x 11mm
Weight: 2.85 grams

Notes: Cast construction. Large round central lobe situated on a vertical bar. 2 piercings for rivets which both do not remain. There are 7 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre and lighter ones vertically across them. There is a large central piercing which may have been to accommodate a buckle pin.

 

Belt mount - zoomorphic

 

Belt Mount
zoomorphic

BM79


Object
:
Belt Mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
15mm x 5mm
Weight: 1.62 grams

Notes: Cast construction with concave back. Singluar piercing for rivet which remains. Upper of mount has cross hatching with the lower inward tapered lower which may represent the dished face of an animal.

Belt mount
zoomorphic

BM26


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
19 x 13mm
Weight: 2.79 grams

Notes: Cast construction with slightly concave back. Singluar piercing for rivet which does not remain. Upper of mount has crude cross hatching with the lower having a horizontal line above the inward tapered lower which may represent the dished face of an animal.

Belt mount
zoomorphic

BM27


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
15mm x 9mm
Weight: 1.38 grams

Notes: Cast construction with slightly concave back. Singluar piercing for rivet which remains. Upper of mount has crude cross hatching with the lower having a horizontal line above the inward tapered lower which may represent the dished face of an animal.

Belt mount
zoomorphic

BM25


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
16mm x 10mm
Weight: 1.88 grams

Notes: Cast construction with slightly concave back. Singluar piercing for rivet which remains. Usually described as "zoomorphic" but seems like an artichoke to me. Upper of mount had cross hatching with the lower having horizontal lines on the inward tapered lower.

 

Belt mounts - acorn shaped

 

Belt mount
large acorn
BM04


Object
: Belt mount- acorn
Culture: Medieval. 15th century
Area of Origin: Norfolk, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 25mmx 400mm
Weight: 6.84 grams

Notes: Unusually large mount for a belt. There are two fixings on the back, one of which remains. Cast in one piece. The lower half of the mount represents the acorn cup and is cross-hatched to resemble the an acorn cup. The half representing the acorn is smoooth, plain and undecorated. The two halves are divided by a raised band. The reverse is plain and undecorated.

Similar to: Almost identical to PAS object: MOUNT. Unique ID: WMID-87E6F6. An complete copper alloy strap fitting or belt mount of Post Medieval date (AD 1500 to AD 1700).

 

Belt mounts - quatrefoil (four lobes)

 

Belt Mount
quatrefoil rose

BM80


Object
:
Belt Mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
15mm x 15mm
Weight: 0.84 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. Mount is square and roughly pressed with a central piercing for a rivet which remains in situ with the rove still attached. There are 4 rose petals with smaller petals surrounding the centre.

Belt mount
Quatrefoil

BM38


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
15mm x 15mm
Weight: 0.54 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 4 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. Each lobe has a circle impressed into it. One lobe is slightly damaged. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present.

Belt mount
Quatrefoil

BM41


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
12mm x 12m x 5mm high
Weight: 0.60 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 4 lobed flower shape is raised with a domed centre. One lobe is slightly damaged. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present.

 

Belt mounts - sexfoil (six lobes)

 

Belt Mount
Sexfoil raspberry or rose
BM07


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th-15th century
Area of Origin: York, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 10mm
Weight: 1.49 g
rams

Notes: Mount has a large central circle with 6 smaller circles around the outside in a style either called "rose" or "raspberry". There is a central post on the back which is used for mounting which appears to be integral.

Described as "Superb Post Medieval copper alloy flower mount found in England 1970s L244."

Belt Mount
Sexfoil flower

BM76


Object
:
Belt Mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
14mm x 14mm
Weight: 0.39 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised although the petals are flat. There is a domed centre which is further raised. There three piercings for rivets, two of which are presentl.

Similar to: MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1011.

Belt mount
sexfoil
BM12

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 15mm diameter
Weight: 0.79 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present.

Similar to: MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1011.

Belt Mount
Sexfoil

BM75


Object
:
Belt Mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
14mm x 14mm
Weight: 0.57 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. One lobe is slightly damaged. There is a singular central rivet, which is present with a rove.

Similar to: MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1011.

Strap eyelet
sexfoil shaped
BM17

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 15mm diameter

Weight: 0.35 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a shallow dome in the centre. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present. Two piercings for rivets are present and one rivet remains. More than likely used to surround buckle pin holes.

Similar to: This is identical to the Archer's wrist guard eyelet strap hole (p229. fig 143 MoL, Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, from a private collection, date and location not specified.)

Belt mount
sexfoil
BM18

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 15mm diameter
Weight: 0.45 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. One lobe is slightly damaged. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present.

Similar to: MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1011.

Belt mount
Sexfoil

BM39


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England

Material:
Size:
15mm x 15mm
Weight: 0.59 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The flower is off centre to the metal and hasn't been trimmed. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. Each lobe has a circle impressed into it. There is a central piercing for a rivet which remains.

Belt mount
Sexfoil

BM40


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent. England
Material:
Size:
14mm x 14mm
Weight: 0.60 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The flower is off centre to the metal and hasn't been trimmed. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. Each lobe has a circle impressed into it. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present.

Belt mount
Sexfoil

BM42


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
12mm x 12mm
Weight: 0.31 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The flower is off centre to the metal and hasn't been trimmed. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. Each lobe has a circle impressed into it. There is a central piercing for a rivet which remains.

Belt mount
sexfoil

BM67


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: Britain
Material: bronze
Size:
14mm
Weight: 0.52 g
rams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. Each petal has three lobes. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present.

Similar to: MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1011.

Belt mount
Sexfoil

BM37


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Cpooer alloy
Size:
15mm x 20mm
Weight: 0.73 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. One lobe is slightly damaged. There is a central piercing for a rivet which is not present.

Similar to: MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London. Item 1011.

Belt mount
Sexfoil

BM33


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
20mm x 20mm
Weight: 0.48 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. Each lobe has a circular indentation close to the central piercing. One lobe is damaged. There is a central hole which may not be a deliberate piercing. Two piercings are present with one rivet remaining in situ.

Belt mount
with central lobe

BM34


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
20mm x 20mm
Weight: 0.84 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed sheet metal with a hollow back. The 6 petalled flower shape is raised with a domed centre which is further raised. Each lobe has a circular indentation close to the central piercing. One lobe is damaged. There is a central hole which may not be a deliberate piercing. Two piercings are present with one rivet remaining in situ.

Belt mount
Sexfoil

BM46


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
15mm x 15mm
Weight: 1.07 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. 6 petalled flower shape with raised centre. There are 2 piercings for rivets with both rivets remaining in situ.

Belt mount
sexfoil
BM13

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country of Origin: UK
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 20mm diameter
Weight: 0.79 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. 6 petalled flower shape with raised centre. Etching on the flower petals is faintly visible. There are 2 piercings for rivets with one rivet remaining.

Belt mount
sexfoil

BM45


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: copper alloy
Size:
18mm x 18mm
Weight: 0.98 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. 6 petalled flower shape with raised centre. There are 2 piercings for rivets with both rivets and washers remaining in situ. A small hole is present centrally, but unceratin if it is part of the mount or wear and tear.

Belt mount
sexfoil

BM47


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
18mm x 18mm
Weight: 0.98 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. 6 petalled flower shape with raised centre. There are 2 piercings for rivets with both rivets and washers remaining in situ.

Belt mount
sexfoil

BM44


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material: Copper alloy
Size:
15mm x 15mm x 5mm high
Weight: 0.72 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. 6 petalled flower shape with raised centre. There is a singular central piercing for a rivet, which is not present. the petals have a small point on each of the lobes.

Belt mount
sexfoil fleur-dy-lys

BM23


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size: 20mm x 20mm

Weight: 0.38 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. Central circle is flanked by a row of small circles with 6 fleur-de-lys radiating outwards. There is a singular, central piercing for a rivet, which is not present.

 

Belt mounts - miscellaneous shapes

 

Belt mount
uncertain shape
BM73


Object
:
Belt mount
Culture:
Medieval
Country of Origin: Britain
Material: bronze
Size:
20mm x 12mm
Weight: 1.26 g
rams

Notes: Possible belt mount or pendant mount with two rivets which may be integral. Motif uncertain.

Described as: 12 Mixed bronze items. Nice Condition. These are from a small collection formed in the 1980's.

Belt mount?
die struck

BM21


Object
:
Belt mount?
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size:
20mm x 25mm
Weight: 0.65 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. Unknown design. May or may not be a belt mount. There are 2 piercings, one of which has a rivet remaining in site.

Belt mount?
die struck

BM22


Object
:
Belt mount?
Culture:
Medieval
Area of Origin: Kent, England
Material:
Size: 17mm x 10mm

Weight: 0.51 grams

Notes: Construction is pressed metal with hollow back. Design of uncertain nature. Two piercings are present with one rivet remaining in situ. A large piercing is present of uncertain use.


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