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Title: Silver huntsman's whistle
Item Name: Sports and Games


Sixteenth century huntsman's whistle, cut from silver sheet, rolled and soldered together. A metal detecting find on 28/11/2009. Comprising mouthpiece, body and open end, the components separated by circular collars of silver wire. The body is decorated with a rose/flower, surrounded by linear motifs. Maker's mark (a "P") within a shield. With a projecting loop on one side of the body, holding a hoop of silver wire.

Year: 1500-1600
Culture: Post-Medieval
Materials: silver
Measurements: L:5.2cm; W:1.2cm; Wt:5.2g
ID_Number: ERYMS : 2011.59

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