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A large and excellent Early Medieval decorative "Bi-conical" pottery Spindle Whorl. SOLD
A large and excellent Early Medieval decorative "Bi-conical" pottery Spindle Whorl. SOLD
A large and excellent Early Medieval decorative "Bi-conical" pottery Spindle Whorl. SOLD A large and excellent Early Medieval decorative "Bi-conical" pottery Spindle Whorl. SOLD A large and excellent Early Medieval decorative "Bi-conical" pottery Spindle Whorl. SOLD A large and excellent Early Medieval decorative "Bi-conical" pottery Spindle Whorl. SOLD
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c.13th/14th Century A.D. A large and excellent Early Medieval decorative pottery Spindle Whorl of bi-conical form with an engraved chevron like geometric pattern around both the upper and lower half. Centrally bored hole for fitment to a long thin wooden spindle, to the end of which natural wool would have been bound and the whole apparatus spun fast to weave the wool into a yarn in readiness for the making of cloth. Fabricated from a hard grey pottery, a couple of old minor knocks otherwise totally intact and in excellent condition, an excellent and sizeable example of the type, 30mm tall x 28mm diameter.


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