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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

Decorative finial in the form of a bird

Period:
Medieval
Description:

This decorative finial was allocated to the Stewartry Museum by the Treasure Trove Advisory Panel.  It was found using a metal detector by Mr Philip Need.

 

Decorative finial in the form of a bird standng on a round base with wings held behind, close to tail.  A projection (possibly broken) from the base allowed the finial to be attached.

Materials/Media:
copper alloy
Dimensions:
width 20mm, depth 25mm, length 50mm
Source:
The Stewartry Museum
Accession number:
STEWM:2000.08.01
Digital Number:
SWAC004n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council