This is a nice medieval silver-gilt pendant, dating to the 14th - 15th century. It depicts a 'falcon displayed', sadly missing its feet. Suspension rings are on each wing, enabling the pendant to hang from a fine chain. Such pendants were worn as badges, showing support or affinity to a noble house or duke. Especially important during the Wars of the Roses.
DATE: c. 1380 - 1480 A.D.
MATERIAL: Silver gold gilded
SIZE: 14.24mm x 11.28mm x 1.93mm
WEIGHT: 0.83 grams
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a European Private Collection
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