Lot 228: Roman Hound Plate Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A bronze plate brooch of a crouching dog in low relief on a baseline, hinged pin and catch to the reverse. Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1187. 3.96 grams, 26mm (1"). From an important London collection, acquired in the 1990s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.