Lot 580: Greek Bow Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-4th century BC. A bronze bow brooch comprising a lozenge-section bow with ribbing and pyramidal projections, ropework bulb and single-coil spring to each end, catchplate and integral pin. Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1371 for type. 30 grams, 55mm (2 1/4"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired before 1995.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.