Lot 234: Roman Horse Heads Plate Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A bronze plate brooch formed as four radiating profile horse-heads each with notched mouth, curled ear; hinged pin and catchplate to the reverse. See Heynowski, R. Bestimmungsbuch Archaeologie: Fibeln, Munich, 2012, item 3.26.14 for type. 8.72 grams, 30mm (1 1/4"). UK art market, acquired prior to 2000.
Condition Report: Fine condition.