Reproduction Trefoil Mount

A reproduction of a Carolingian trefoil mount

A reproduction of 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

circa 800 — 900

Style

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Reproduction

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Private Ownership

Keywords

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

Further information

You can see the original at Private Ownership.

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

Acknowledgements

Made by Adam Parsons of Blueaxe Reproductions

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme