58825Re: Trying to ID a crown?
- Aug 5, 2011
> I stumbled onto this Russian blog entry:http://clubcitadel.ru/yuvelirnye-ukrasheniya-pozdnego-srednevekovya-i-vo\
> and I am fascinated with the final photo in the post. It looks like itwas photographed in a museum display, but I was hoping someone here
would recognise it.
> Can anyone help?
That crown is pictured in Lightbown's Medeval European Jewellery. The
text of the photo in Lightbown says:
Coronal. Silver-gilt. Length 55 cm. height 4.5 cm. Hanseatic, fourteenth
century. Found Badeboda treasure, Aseda parish, Smaland. Statens
Historiska Museum, Stockholm.
All he says about this crown in the text is that it as "evidently been
decorated by stamping," and he goes on to talk about how Lois I of Anjou
had crowns also decorated by stamping.
I personally wish that someone had thought to include the thickness of
Hope this helps!
Morgan Athenry, West Kingdomwww.MedievalJeweler.com
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