Lot 55: Roman Hairpin with Bust of a Lady
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st century BC-1st century AD. A silver hairpin with round-section shank, hollow-formed pyramidal block with filigree rosettes and herringbone edges, granules to the upper face flanking a pedestal with bust of a young woman with hair dressed in a chignon. 14 grams, 12.5cm (5"). Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s.
Condition Report: Extremely fine condition.