Medieval Bronze Seal Matrix Decorated Hawk On Prey & Inscription
C. 13th-14th century
A fine example of a bronze seal matrix finely engraved with a central motif of a hawk on prey and inscription around which reads: “ALASI IЄSV(U) PRIЄ” meaning Jesus prayed Wings?. The hexagonal shank leads a plain suspension loop.
Superb example with a smooth dark patina and fine engravings.
Size: 18mm diam
Provenance; Ex A. H. Collection, Ex Tetragon.