Superb Medieval Bronze Seal Matrix Depicting Falcon On Prey

Item Description

C. 14th century

A bronze seal matrix engraved with a central mofit of a falcon on prey with inscription to border, “ALAS IE SV PRIS”  which translates to (Alas, I am caught/ taken). The hexagonal shank leads a plain suspension loop.

A nice even glossy patina with fine sharp detail and an excellent example.

Found Cambridgeshire.

28mm length

21mm diam



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