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Pendant mounts & purse hangers

Arched pendant mount
with central leaf motif
PM01


Object
: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 50mm x 12mm
Weight: 3.0g

Notes: Belt hanger. Two arches of similar size with a central leaf motif and knop terminuses. Both bar mounts are absent. Cast construction.

Arched pendant mount
with 3 arches
PM02

Object
: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 17mm x 10mm
Weight: 3.37g

Notes: Belt hanger. Cast construction. The central arch is larger than the two flanking ones with a collar terminus. Both bar mounts are absent. Similar to MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 1198 found Billingsgate lorry park, London.
Pendant mount
with quatrefoil
PM03

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Britain. UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 32mm x 22mm
Weight: 6.12g

Notes: Quatrefoil pendant shaped hanger is complete and unbroken. It pivots freely on the rivet. The quatrefoil has a round ball shape on each of the lobes. A single, large rivet is remaining. Identical to Item , London, MoL Dress Accessories, Egan & Pritchard. This comes from a small collection formed in the 1980's in Britain.

Pendant mount
with quatrefoil
PM04

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 32mm x 19mm
Weight: 1.85g

Notes: Quatrefoil pendant shaped hanger is complete and unbroken. 2 rivets are remaining. Identical to Item 1189, Billingsgate Lorry Park, London, MoL Dress Accessories, Egan & Pritchard. Identical to Portible Antiquities Scheme Record ID: SOM-A927C5 dated 1300-1400.

Pendant mount
with trefoil
PM05


Object:
Pendant mount
Culture:
Medieval 13-14th century
Country/Area of Origin: York, England
Material: Bronze
Size:
25mm x 14mm
Weight: 2.12g

Notes:
Trefoil pendant mount attached by a singular rivet to a rectangular bar mount. Trefoil is cast and complete, and has a flat top where the suspension piecer joins the belt. The back is unremarkable and cast flat. Found in England L31q. Described as "Very rare pretty little Medieval bronze buckle not seen documented could be one off style found in England L31q" but actually a pendant mount. Item number 173020682477

Pendant mount
with circle
PM06

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 40mm length
Weight: 5.06g

Notes: Pendant hanger is complete and unbroken. Two rivets remain. Hanger body tapers towards the suspension loop, which is complete and unbroken. There is a row of dots around the suspension loop.

Pendant mount
with hook
PM07

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 34mm x 12mm
Weight: 2.68g

Notes: Pendant hanger is complete and unbroken. A single rivet remains and a piercing for a further rivet is present.Hanger body tapers towards the hook with the strap end terminating in a double arch. It may be one of a pair of suspension pieces for a purse hanger.

Pendant mount
with hook
PM08

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Thames, UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 34mm x 12mm
Weight: 2.86g

Notes: Pendant hanger is complete and unbroken. Two rivets remain..Hanger body tapers towards the hook with the strap end terminating in a double arch. The hook turns towards the strap indicating that it may be one of a pair of suspension pieces for a purse hanger.

Pendant mount
with hook

PM09

Object: Pendant mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 32mm x 19mm
Weight: 3.82g

Notes: Pendant hanger is complete and unbroken. Two rivets remain. Hanger body tapers towards the hook with the strap end terminating in a single concave arch.


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