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LOT 2966

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Large Medieval Scottish Seal Matrix of Roland Johns Bishop of Brechin

Later 14th-15th century AD

A bronze discoid seal matrix with flange handle to the reverse, some traces of silvering to the surface; rectangular vertical panel flanked by lancet arcading, facing image of God the Father supporting Corpus Christi with flanking angels, with dove (Holy Spirit) above completing the trinity; below, a heater shield with chevron and charges between three anchors(?) supported by winged angels; circular band with beaded rims, blackletter legend 'S:RoladJohis epi: brethenen' ie. 'S[igillum] Rola[n]d Joh[an]is ep[iscop]i brechenen[sis]', the 'Seal of Roland Johns Bishop of Brechin'. 90 grams, 51mm (2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Found Walmer, Kernt, UK.


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