COMPASS Title: The Savernake Horn

Museum number

1975,0401.1

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COMPASS Title: The Savernake Horn

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  • COMPASS Title: The Savernake Horn

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  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons.

    Front:Left Side

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Full: Front

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons.

    Front:Right Side

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Full: Front

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Full: Front

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Side

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Full: Front

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into six

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; detail of first two silver mounts: the upper band is divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures and animals (the thirteenth, seen here, depicts a lion); all panels are decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; the lower band is also divided into sixteen compartments, each depicting an animal associated with hunting, fully enamelled.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; detail of first two silver mounts:the upper band is divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures and animals (dogs, stags, an unicorn); all panels are decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; the lower band is also divided into sixteen compartments, each depicting an animal associated with hunting (dogs, hares, a fox), all fully enamelled.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; detail of the first two silver bands: the upper is divided intow sixteen compartments with engraved figures and animals; all panels are decorated with translucent enamels whihc is partly preserved; the lower is also divided into sixteen compartments, each depicting an animal associated with hunting set against a fully enamelled ground.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; detail showing the silver band around the mouth divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; detail of second silver band encircling the horn; divided into sixteen compartments, the band is decorated with panels of animals set against a fully enamelled ground.

    Detail: Other

  • sSavernake Horn; detail of third silver band encircling the horn. Divided into sixteen compartments, none of which were enamelled, this band depicts hunting scenes, including the figure of a huntsman blowing a horn.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; detail of third silver bandband divided into sixteen compartments divided into sixteen compartments showing hunting scenes.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; detail of second band, divided into sixteen compartments, and depicting animals associated with hunting.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; detail of second band, divided into sixteen compartments, and depicting animals associated with hunting.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Full: Front

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn;  leather baldric:  harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Full: Front

  • Savernake Horn;  leather baldric: reverse of the harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels; first hook plate larger than first and engraved with stag under tree; diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; second hook plate engraved with arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Full: Back

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: reverse of the leather strap showing the circular back plates of the silver roundels.

    Full: Back

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: reverse of the leather strap showing the circular back plates of the silver roundels.

    Full: Back

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules.

    Full: Front

  • Savernake Horn;  leather baldric: leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules.

    Full: Front

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: detail of the reverse of the leather strap: silver circular back plate.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: harness: reverse of the right-hand hook plate engraved with stag under tree set against a diapered ground.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: harness: reverse of the left-hand hook plate engraved with the arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray; no traces of enamelling.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: harness: hinged mount joining the two strips of leather engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels emblazoned with the arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: harness: left-hand hook plate engraved with the arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; leather baldric: harness: right-hand hook plate engraved with stag under tree on a hatched ground; no traces of enamelling.

    Detail: Other

  • Before conservation.Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Full: Front

  • Detail of restored leather by buckles, before conservation.Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of restored leather by buckles, before conservation.Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of restored leather by buckles, before conservation.Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

    Detail: Other

  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into six

    Front:Left Side

  • Savernake Horn; image of horn fitted with harness strap.

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

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  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into six

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  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

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  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into six

    Detail: Other

  • Plain pottery wall sherd.

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  • Savernake Horn; harness strap consisting of two strips of leather with buckles and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons.

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • before conservation. Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Detail of restored leather by buckles, before conservation.Savernake Horn; ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; has four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with b

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

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  • Savernake Horn; elephant ivory; silver, enamel, leather. The ivory horn cut into sixteen facets; with four silver mounts, a mouth-piece and three bands encircling the horn; silver band around mouth has foliage divided into sixteen compartments each with bird under triple canopy; band divided into sixteen compartments with engraved figures of a king, bishop and forester; twelve of remaining compartments show alternately figures of dogs and animals, thirteenth with lion; all panels decorated with translucent enamel which is partly preserved; next band divided into sixteen compartments, fifteen showing hunting scenes, one with huntsman blowing a horn, this band never enamelled, last occupied by suspension loop; mouthpiece decorated with lines alternately filled with chevrons; leather baldric in two parts: (1): leather strap with six silver roundels and four striped belt stiffeners, roundels emblazoned argent three lions within double fresson flory counter flory gules; roundels have circular back plates on other side of leather, one of which is missing; (2): harness formed of two strips of leather with buckle and hook at either end; strips held together by hinged mount engraved with design of lion couchant, moth and two birds, possibly herons; traces of translucent green and opaque red enamel remain; plates to which this mount is attached, two roundels, and one of the plates emblazoned with same arms as roundels on belt; second hook plate larger than first and engraved on both sides with stag under tree; hatched on obverse, reverse with diaper pattern; no traces of enamelling; arms of the Randolph, Earls of Moray.

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  • Pottery vessel(fragment); rim & side.

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