Belt mounts & Strap eyelets
Bar mounts, shaped belt mounts, strap eyelets -17
Belt mounts - bar mounts - 2
Belt mount
Bar with knops
BM05


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

Notes: Pressed metal?, 2 piercings for rivets which are not present. Large central piercing which may be for buckle pin. Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, London. Item
Belt mount
Bar with knops
BM06


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

Notes: Superb medieval copper alloy belt attachment mount found in England 1970s L67m. Pressed metal?, 2 piercings for rivets which are not present. Large central piercing which may be for buckle pin. Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, London. Item

 

Belt mounts - shaped mounts - 15

Belt fragment
with 3 domed mounts

BM01

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

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
rectangular with 2 rivets
BM02


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

Notes: Rectangular plaque has a single groove around the edge. There are 2 surviving rivets. A large amount of gold gilding still remains.
Belt Mount
raspberry or rose
BM07


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

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

Belt mount
King's head
BM08

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

Notes: King's head shaped belt mount. Good condition, Surviving rivet. Copper alloy mount. Cast plate with a short integrally cast 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
Fleur de Lys
BM09


Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 11mm x 15mm
Weight: 0.69g

Notes: Cast, 2 piercings for rivets which are not present. Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate lorry park, London. Item 1084

Belt mount
with letters

BM10

Object
: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 23mm x 15mm
Weight: 0.91g

Notes: Die struck belt mount with letters. Rectangula plaque has a border around the edge. Large central piercing. There are no surviving rivets. Remains of gilding are present. Similar in style to Item NM278 13th century IHS plaque from a coffer, Medieval Artefacts, Nigel Rees.

Belt mount
sexfoil
BM12

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

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
BM18

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

Notes: Construction is pressed 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
BM13

Object: Belt mount
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 20mm diameter
Weight: 0.79g

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
with central lobe

BM14

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

Notes: Part of a Metal Detecting Group find from the UK, 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/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 15mm x 8mm
Weight: 1.0g

Notes: The central lobe is ball shaped and has 4 or 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/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 20mm x 12mm
Weight: 1.62
Aquired from: Mark Shier, Gaukler Medieval Wares, Canada.

Notes: Large round central lobe with a hollow back. 2 piercings for rivets which both remain. There are 5 decorative grooves etched horizontally across the centre.
Belt or harness mount
large flower
BM03


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

Notes: Raised central bevel flower with possible fleur-de-lys around the scalloped edge. From a private collection gathered in the 1980's. 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.
Belt mount
large acorn
BM04


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

Notes: Unusually large mount for a belt. One fixing on the back. 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. 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). https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/872494.
Belt mount
Square
BM11


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

Notes: Central boss radiating angled grooves. Hollow back. Identical to MoL Dress Accessories, Pritchard & Egan, Billingsgate lorry park, London. Item 1072. Two prongs originally fastened the mount, one of which remains.
 
Strap eyelets - 1

Strap eyelet
sexfoil shaped
BM17

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

Weight: 0.35g

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


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