Buckles with plates - 22
with or without fragments
Buckles with plates - 17

Buckle and plate
with 5 hearts
BWP01

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 sise. Pin complete and moves freely. Two rivets remain. Buckle frame is rectangular shaped with a central bar from which the plate and pin attaches.

Buckle and plate
with 5 ball rivets

BWP02

Object
: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval. 13th century
Country/Area of Origin: England
Material:
Size: 50mm length
Weight: 8.26g

Notes: Buckle has central roller with singular groove and both swing freely on plate. Pin is absent. 4 of the 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 and plate
with amor text
BWP18

Object
: Buckle with plate
Culture: Medieval 14th-15th century.
Country/Area of Origin: Thames, Oxford. England
Material: Pewter? Silver?
Size: length 73 mm width 25 mm
Weight: g

Notes: A large openwork lyre-shaped buckle, decorated on one side only. The end has an integral plate decorated with the gothic letters "amor". The frame is decorated with a pair of grooves, with cast scrolls alongside.
Buckle and plate
with M letter
BWP19

Object
: Buckle with plate
Culture: Medieval 14th-15th century.
Country/Area of Origin: Thames, Oxford. England
Material: Pewter? Silver?
Size: length 62 mm width 32 mm
Weight: g

Notes: A large openwork lyre-shaped buckle, decorated on one side only. The socketed end has a single rivet and is decorated with a rectangle containing the letter M for Maria. The frame is decorated with a pair of grooves, with cast scrolls alongside. The pin hole goes through to the interior of the frame. The pin is present and moves freely. Similar to PAS FindID 253186. England 1400-1500.
Buckle
with semicircular plate
BWP03


Object
: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval, 13th-14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Humberside, England
Material: Bronze with gold gilding
Size: 32mm
Weight: 6.79g

Notes: The buckle is complete with 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 and plate
with lozenges
BWP04

Object: Buckle and plate.
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material:
Size: 44mm
Weight: 3.60g

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

BWP05

Object: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval, 13th-14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 55mm length
Weight: 7.5g

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
BWP06

Object: Buckle with plate and pin.
Culture: medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 40mm length
Weight: 4.1g

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
BWP07

Object: Buckle with plate
Culture: medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England. UK.
Material:
Size: 35mm length
Weight: 3.29 grams

Notes: The buckle is arch shaped with a small point where the pin rests. The pin is present and moves freely. The plate is constructed with a folded sheet and is 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 belt fragment
BWP08

Object: Buckle with plate
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 50mm length
Weight: 6.72g

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 belt fragment
BWP09

Object: Buckle with plate
Culture: Medieval. 14-15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Sherriff Hutton, Yorkshire, England UK.
Material: Copper alloy
Size: 24mm length
Weight: 1.76g

Notes: Buckle and plate. Pin is almost circular with a small point where the pin rests. Pin is absent. Plate is folded construction. To be cleaned. Sold as "Superb tiny Post Medieval copper alloy buckle and strapend, missing pin in Antiquity, once silvered, uncleaned condition found in England. L296. L296 from an old English Collection."

Buckle and plate
with pin
BWP10


Object
:
Buckle with plate
Culture:
Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England, UK
Material: Bronze
Size:
40mm
Weight: 5.40g

Notes:
The buckle is cast with a forked spacer and slightly oval buckle with a small point and groove where the pin rests. The pin is present and moves freely. The plate has top and bottom plates and a slightly concave 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 chevrons
BWP11


Object: Buckle with plate.
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 70mm total length. Plate 15mm wide x 54mm
Weight: 9.56g

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. Minute traces of gold gilding remain.

Buckle and plate
with 2 rivets
BWP12

Object: Buckle with plate
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 52mm length
Weight: 11.23g

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
BWP13

Object: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 55mm total length. Plate width 15mm
Weight: 9.62g

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
BWP14

Object: Buckle with plate
Culture: medieval, 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: England. UK.
Material:
Size: 35mm total length. Plate width 15mm
Weight: 5.02g

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
BWP15

Object: Buckle and plate
Culture: Medieval. 13th/14th Century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material: Bronze
Size: 60mm length. Plate width 13mm
Weight: 12.22g

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. Buckle similar to Item 329 MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Billingsgate lorry park, London.

Buckle and plate
with open work
BWP16

Object
: Buckle
Culture: Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 50mm length
Weight: 8.85g

Notes: Buckle is cast with an integral plate with two rectangular openings and a fleur-de-lys terminus. There are two parallel openwork sections half way along the body of the buckle plate. Three rivet holes would have secured the buckle to the belt. The pin is absent.

Buckle and plate
with open work

BWP17

Object: Buckle
Culture: Medieval. 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: UK
Material:
Size: 38mm length
Weight: 3.38g

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. There is one rectangular openwork section which is central. The pin is broken at the base.

 

 

Buckles or buckle spacers with missing plates - 5

Buckle
with forked spacer

BSWOP01

Object: Buckle spacer
Culture: Medieval. 14th Century
Country/Area of Origin: UK.
Material:
Size: 32mm
Weight: 2.33g

Notes: Oval buckle cast with integral forked spacer. Buckle with pointed apex. Pin is absent. Similar to the buckle MoL Egan & Pritchard Dress Accessories, Item 324, Billingsgate lorry park, London.

Buckle
with part spacer

BSWOP02


Object
:
Buckle spacer
Culture:
Medieval. 13th - 14th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
22mm x 24mm
Weight: 3.08g

Notes:
Oval buckle loop is D with a slight point where the pin rests. An integral spacer is partly present. The pin is present and complete and has a small collar near the base. Similar to buckle found at Swan Lane, London as per MoL Dress Assessories, Egan & Pritchard.
Buckle spacer
with wire pin

BSWOP03

Object
:
Buckle spacer
Culture:
Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
15mm x 15mm
Weight: 1.34g

Notes:
Oval buckle loop is D shaped with a slight point where the pin rests. An integral spacer is partly present. The pin is bent but complete. Similar to buckle found at Swan Lane, London as per MoL Dress Assessories, Egan & Pritchard.
Buckle spacer
with roller
BSWOP04


Object
:
Buckle spacer
Culture:
Medieval. 14th - 15th century
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
30mm x 17mm
Weight: 5.23g

Notes: Stirrup shaped buckle with roller and pin intact. Buckle plate is integral to the buckle and terminates in a W towards the strap. It has three chevrons etched. The pin is complete and moves freely. The roller has parallel grooves. There is a single rivet remaining. Small traces of gold gilding remain.
Buckle with plate fragment
with roller
BWOP05


Object
: Buckle and plate

Culture:
Medieval
Country/Area of Origin: Kent, England, UK
Material:
Size:
16mm x 12mm
Weight: 1.62g

Notes: Buckle has a rectangular stirrup frame with roller. The roller does not move. The pin is present and has a collar towards the base. The buckle plate is missing although the two loops which joined it are present.

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