Lot 219: Roman Bird Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A bronze brooch of a stylised bird in flight with ring-and-dot detailing, pin with spring and catchplate to the reverse. Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1150. 5.66 grams, 39mm (1 1/2"). Property of a London, UK collector; acquired London market, 1990s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.