South Cerney harness-mount by Unknown Artist

Overall cruciform shape with a central square panel attached to 2 square panels and 2 pointed panels.


Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £4,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
Chris Rudd

The outer squares have a highly stylised pattern suggesting the large eyes and beak of a bird of prey. Only traces of enamel are left.


Found in South Cerney, Cirencester and remained in private hands before being purchased by vendor.

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