Lot 221: Roman Bird Plate Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A bronze plate brooch of a bird in flight with a round cell to each wing, hinged pin and catchplate to the reverse. Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1160. 3.74 grams, 30mm (1 1/4"). UK art market, acquired prior to 2000.
Condition Report: Fine condition.