Medieval bronze heraldic stud

Medieval bronze heraldic stud

Code: 11406


This is a nice medieval heraldic stud, dating to the 13th - 14th century. The arms depict "sable, a semy of trefoils slipped, two barbels hauriant addorsed"  or something to that effect! It retains much of the original black enamel and has a dark patina. This item would have been attached to a wooden casket or riveted onto leather, it is intact with the fixing stud on the back. A nice object that requires some research into the original owner who would have been a Knight.

OBJECT: Heraldic Stud

CULTURE: Medieval

DATE: c. 13th - 14th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Bronze & Enamel

SIZE: 21mm x 18mm x 3mm (13mm tall with stud)

WEIGHT:  5.90  grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Wiltshire.