Lot 240: Roman Amphora Plate Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A bronze openwork plate brooch of a trophy with tendrils modelled in the half-round, hinged pin and catchplate to the reverse. Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1021 for type. 8.23 grams, 33mm (1 1/4"). Private collection, North London; acquired in the early 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.