Medieval Bronze Seal Matrix Decorated Hawk On Prey & Inscription

Item Description

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.



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