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LOT 0878

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,780 - 2,370
USD ($) 1,920 - 2,550

IRON AGE CELTIC LA TENE TYPE I GOLD BROOCH
CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY BC
1 1/4" (Gold, 9.53 grams, 33 mm).

A gold brooch of La Tene Type I with integral spring, segmented bow and recurved foot with bulb detailing; annular punchmark detailing.

PROVENANCE:
Private collection, UK; acquired in the 1990's.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Hattatt, R, Iron Age and Roman Brooches, item 222.

CONDITION