Lot 862: Bronze Age Miniature Four-Spiral Plate Brooch
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8th-7th century BC. A plate brooch formed as two bronze wire S-coils with central disc, pellets to the edge; pin, spring and catchplate to the reverse. Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1348. 4.62 grams, 33mm (1 1/4"). From the private collection of a German gentleman; acquired prior to 1999.
Condition Report: Fine condition.