Lot 225: Roman Stag Plate Brooch
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd century AD. A flat-section bronze plate brooch of a stag with running lozenges to the flank keyed to accept enamel, stub legs, hatched neck, ring-and-dot eye, antlers above; hinged pin and catch to the reverse. Cf. Hattatt, R. Ancient and Romano-British Brooches, Sherborne, 1982, item 166. 2.87 grams, 26mm (1"). Acquired on the London art market prior to 1980.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.