Lot 873: Iron Age Celtic Gold Bow Brooch
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 5th-4th century BC. A gold fibula of La Tène I comprising a slender pin and integral single coil spring, round-section bow, catch flanking the returned foot with beaded detail and knop finial. Cf. Heynowski, R. Bestimmungsbuch Archaeologie: Fibeln, Munich, 2012, item 3.9 for type. 5.47 grams, 42mm (1 3/4"). From the private collection of a German gentleman; acquired prior to 1999.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.