Lot 233: Roman Horse Heads Plate Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A bronze plate brooch formed as four profile horse-heads radiating from a central ring-and-dot, each with ring-and-dot eye and notched mouth, pointed ear; hinged pin and catchplate to the reverse. See Heynowski, R. Bestimmungsbuch Archaeologie: Fibeln, Munich, 2012, item 3.26.14 for type. 19 grams, 42mm (1 3/4"). Acquired on the London art market prior to 1980.
Condition Report: Fine condition.