Lot 1740: Medieval Heraldic Butterfly Horse Harness Pendant
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 13th-14th century AD. A bronze pendant comprising a triangular-section bar with trefoil finials, hinged suspension mount, heater-shaped shield with enamelled butterfly, wings are in white, with spots, perhaps originally gilt. See Ashley, S. Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk, East Anglian Archaeology 101, Dereham, 2002 for discussion. 19 grams, 53mm (2"). Ex Edwards collection, Nottingham, UK. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine condition.