South Cerney harness-mount by Unknown Artist

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

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £4,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

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

Venue details

Corinium Museum Park Street, CIRENCESTER Gloucestershire GL7 2BX 01285 655 611 www.coriniummuseum.org

Entry details

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