Furniture Escutcheon
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden ESSEX Sun April 11, 2010
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 763 Rob Lane
Material Size (mm) Date
Copper alloy 31mm Circa 18th century

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Description: A circular convex furniture escutcheon (handle back-plate). The central raised dome consists of six areas of incised lines and six small circles, possibly representing a flower, all around a circular aperture. The outer rim is also decorated with rope edging. Incomplete.


See also UKDFD 7501
Keywords: Furniture Escutcheon
Object Type: Furniture fitting Object Classification: Escutcheon
Object Sub-classification: Object Description:
Object Inscription: Period: Post medieval
Date Range: Circa 18th century Primary Material: Copper alloy
Additional Material: Method of Manufacture: Cast
Surface Treatment:
Weight (grams): 7.2g Size (mm): 31mm
References: cf. Gordon Bailey, Detector Finds 2, p.16, no.9. Comments:
Findspot: Boxted County: ESSEX
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Minelab Explorer XS Record validated by: Rob Lane


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