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Medieval Bronze Crucifixion Bible Box Mount

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 614

Estimate
GBP (£) 160 - 240
EUR (€) 180 - 270
USD ($) 220 - 340
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £322

MEDIEVAL BRONZE CRUCIFIXION BIBLE BOX MOUNT

Circa 14th-15th century AD. A large cast mount believed to have been from a bible box, depicting the crucifixion with a figure either side under a gothic arch; similar to several types of pilgrim badge of the period. 90 grams, 68 mm.

Condition
Fine, complete and undamaged.

Provenance
Found Thames Foreshore, London 1979.

Literature
Cf. Mitchiner, M. Medieval Pilgrim & Secular Badges.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Lot No. 614

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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