Lot 223: Roman Dolphin Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st century AD. A bronze brooch in the form of an s-curved dolphin with blunt nose, annular eyes, triangular fins and chevron tail; the pin hinged beneath the drum-shaped cross bar and locked by the catchplate below the tail. 13 grams, 37mm (1 1/2"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.