Drawing of a Carolingian Trefoil Mount

Drawing of a Carolingian mount found in Leicestershire

Drawing of a copper alloy and gilded Carolingian mount with niello inlay found in Leicestershire. The mount has holes drilled through it for affixing to a surface, possibly a book, or perhaps to repurpose it as a pendant.

Object Type

Mount

Date

800 — 900

Style

Ascribed Culture

Collection

Viking Designs

Keywords

Carolingian, copper_alloy, gilded, Leicestershire, mount, niello, Viking

Further information

This object is related to Barrow-upon-Soar, Leicestershire.
Find out about Barrow-upon-Soar, Leicestershire.

Acknowledgements

Drawn by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions