Lot 215: Roman Enamelled Plate Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A flat-section bronze symmetrical plate brooch with four round voids to the plaque, rectangular enamelled cell, discoid lateral lugs and trefoils; hinged pin to the reverse, catch with ring-and-dot. Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1105. 11 grams, 45mm (1 3/4"). Property of a European collector; acquired Europe, 1980s-1990s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.