Medieval seal matrice of Bertran de Brunexs with rampant lion device

Medieval seal matrice of Bertran de Brunexs with rampant lion device

Code: 11340

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This is a nice medieval bronze seal, dating to the 12th - 13th century. The seal is cut with a device of a rampant lion, around which is the name of the owner "+S:BERTRAN:DE:BRUNEXS" (seal of Bertran of Brunexs). The back of the seal retains the suspension ring but is a little deformed. A nice original medieval seal with a dark river/silt patina.

OBJECT: Seal Matrice

CULTURE: Medieval

DATE: c. 12th - 13th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Bronze

SIZE: 31.64mm diameter x 8.48mm

WEIGHT: 15.11 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in the C. Dupuis collection, Limoges. France.