Devotional object?

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Tiny silver object with cross in centre. Can anyone give me a rough date please?
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Sorry no idea except post medieval or earlier and a blooming lovely find 👍👍
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Suspension loop off a Georgian fob seal?
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That looks quite old. We really need to see the other side. :thumbsup:
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Cranked watch winder? :Thinking:
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Easylife wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 11:43 pm Cranked watch winder? :Thinking:
As long as the other side isn't flat. :thumbsup:
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Thanks for replies. The other side is dead flat. A friend suggested sword hanger but it seems too small
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Could it be part of a dress fastener ?
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Clothing hook with hook missing? :thumbsup:
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Yes Charles,more or less the same as a fastener in which case probably Tudor.
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I’m in the clothes fastener camp too. Most likely the hook and a similar (usage) design to this one.
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Some more pics would be useful. :thumbsup:
It is likely a treasure item if you did not know.
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Here's a rear view. Yes the FLO will be told as soon as our new one is appointed
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What a lovely little item
Nice find :thumbsup:

Has a piece snapped off where the arrow is?
would make it more symmetrical :ugeek:
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Yes it has, I should have said so sorry
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