Poppleton Strap Ends by Unknown Artist

The two strapends are cast and roughly oval with moulded details on the top and bottom.

Details

Medium:
Silver & niello
Dimensions:
1) 5.77 cm; 2) 5.6
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £2,800)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

At the top they have split ends with rivet holes, of which three of the four rivets survive. The central spaces have Trewhiddle style animals against nielloed backgrounds. There are animal head terminals.

Provenance

Found with a metal detector in Upper Poppleton, York in 2001. Declared Treasure 2002.

Venue details

Yorkshire Museum Museum Gardens, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7FR 01904 687687 www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.81)

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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