Ancient Roman bronze brooch, horseshoe shape, 4th-6th century AD

$285.00 AUD

Roman bronze brooch, of interesting mock-penannular form, the horseshoe-shaped frame with swelling curved profile, the scrolled terminals filled with a rib supporting the catch plate on the underside, a hinge point opposite, the pin now missing.

4th-6th century AD

 

Provenance: Unknown UK find site, purchased London 1990’s

 

2.5x4cm, on stand 10cm high

signs of age, bronze is stable

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