Lot 217: Roman Enamelled Panther Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A bronze brooch of a reclining panther with legs extended, head raised and modelled in the round; enamelled cells to the flanks; hinged pin and catch to the reverse. Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1196. 11 grams, 42mm (1 3/4"). Property of a London, UK collector; acquired London market, 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.