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Buckles with plates

Buckle and plate
with 5 hearts

Object: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval. circa 13th-14th century
Country/Area of Origin: London, UK.
Material: Ae bronze composition
Size: Length 49mm x width 12mm
Weight: 5.67 grams
Notes: Ex-London collection. Thames foreshore find. Described as "very fine" condition. Plate is made of one piece of folded thin metal with 5 stamped hearts and a row of punched circles down each size. Pin complete and moves freely. Two rivets remain.

Buckle and plate
with 5 ball rivets


Object
: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval. 13th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 50mm length
Notes: Buckle has central roller with singular groove and both swing freely on plate. Pin is absent. 5 large decorative ball shaped rivets remain. The plate is rectangular and contructed with the folded sheet method. There is a decorative line running around the plate edge and large traces of gold gilding are present.
Buckle
with semicircular plate


Object
: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval, 13th-14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Humberside, England
Material: Bronze with gold gilding
Size: 32mm
Notes: The buckle is casewith no decorative elements. The plate is semi-circular in shape and is constructed in the folded sheet method. Large amounts of gold gilding remain. Pin works freely, three large ball-shaped rivets remain. Decorative dual lines around the plate.
Buckle
with open work


Object
: Buckle
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 50mm length
Notes: Buckle is cast with an integral plate with two rectangular openings and a fleur-de-lys terminus. Three rivet holes would have secured the buckle to the belt. The pin is absent.

Buckle
with open work

Object: Buckle
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 38mm length.
Notes: Open work on the integral plate to show the belt and with two piercings for rivets which are missing. The integral buckle is D shaped shaped and has two raised bars which the pin sits between. It is cast in one entire piece and is unbroken. The pin is broken at the base.

Buckle and plate
with lozenges

Object: Buckle and plate.
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material:
Size: 44mm
Notes: The buckle is cast with 4 lines on the end. Pin is absent. 2 decorative lines run parallel to the buckle plate edge with a lozenge design etched on plate. The plate itself is constructed with the folded sheet method. 1 rivet remains.

Buckle and plate
with wriggle work

Object: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval, 13th-14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 55mm length
Notes: Buckle has two central balls where the pin rests. The plate has a very fine line of wriggle work extending down the sides and end of the top of the plate andis contructed in the folded sheet method. Pin is intact and working. 4 of the 5 rivets remain in situ on the plate. very fine condition.

Buckle and plate
with arch

Object: Buckle with plate and pin.
Culture: medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 40mm length

Notes: The buckle is cast with a forked spacer and circular buckle with a small triangular point where the pin rests. The pin is present and moves freely. The plate has very thin top and bottom plates and a slightly rounded edge where it meets the belt but is otherwise undecorated. One rivet remains. There is no other piercing for further rivets on the plate.

Buckle and plate
with belt fragment

Object: Buckle with plate
Culture: medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 50mm length
Notes: The buckle is cast with a forked spacer and oval buckle with a small triangular point where the pin rests. The pin is present and moves freely. The plate has top and bottom plates and a W shaped edge where it meets the belt but is otherwise undecorated. One rivet remains. There is no other piercing for further rivets on the plate. A small piece of woven belt or leather strap remains.

Buckle and plate
with chevrons


Object: Buckle with plate.
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 70mm total length. Plate 15mm wide x 54mm
Notes: Trapezoid shaped cast buckle with 2 etched lines and groove where the pin rests. The pin is absent. Chevron etched decoration on the plate which is of the folded construction type. One rivet remains. Tiny traces of gold gilding remain.

Buckle and plate
with 2 rivets

Object: Buckle with plate
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 52mm length
Notes: Buckle is cast and complete. Pin is present and complete and moves freely. The plate is constructed in the folded sheet method and undecorated. There are two rivets present.

Buckle and plate
with belt fragment

Object: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 55mm total length. Plate width 15mm
Notes: Oval cast buckle with decorative pin rest. Pin is absent. The plate is constructed with the folded sheet method and has 4 tube rivets in situ. It contains a fragment of belt which appears to be two extremely thin layers, although unclear whether leather or fabric. The plate is undecorated. Similar to 317 Swan Lane, London, MoL Dress Accessories, Egan and Pritchard

Buckle and plate
with belt fragment

Object: Buckle with plate
Culture: medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 35mm total length. Plate width 15mm
Notes: D shaped cast buckle. The pin is bent but complete and moves freely. The plate is undecorated and of the folded sheet construction and has 2 rivets. A piece of belt, probably leather, remains.

Buckle and plate
with etched design

Object: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval. 13th/14th Century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 60mm length. Plate width 13mm
Notes: Oval cast buckle with forked spacer design. The pin is bent but complete. Etched design on the plate . One rivet has come away from the back of the plate. Two remain intact. The plate is in two sections, top and bottom. The forked spacer and buckle can be removed from the plates.


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