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LOT 0337

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 170 - 230
USD ($) 180 - 250

Sold for (Inc. bp): £598

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MEDIEVAL KNIGHT'S GILT HERALDIC 'FITZALLEN FAMILY' HORSE HARNESS PENDANT
13TH-15TH CENTURY A.D.
1 in. (2.19 grams, 23 mm).

A gilt-bronze heater-shaped harness pendant with high-relief lion rampant; possibly the arms of Jon le FizAleyn blazoned 'Gules a lion rampant or' in the Dering Roll.

PROVENANCE:
Found Romney Marsh, Kent, UK.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Ashley, S., Medieval Armorial Horse Furniture in Norfolk, East Anglian Archaeology 101, Dereham, 2002, item 110.

CONDITION