Anglo-Norman 'Zoomorphic' Swivel Mount 010823

Anglo-Norman 'Zoomorphic' Swivel Mount 010823
Anglo-Norman 'Zoomorphic' Swivel Mount
Copper-alloy, 15.86 grams, 44.87mm. 11th-12th century AD. A pair of cast swivel-mount rings, each loop formed as a pair of opposed zoomorphic heads clutching the swivel-half in its jaws. The swivel was probably developed to prevent tangling in the leashes of hunting dogs. Reference: Published in Hammond, B. British Artefacts Volume 3 - Late Saxon, Late Viking & Norman, p.100, item 1.13-s. Good very fine condition, complete and articulated. Provenance: found Norfolk, England.

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