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Roman Gold and Garnet Bow Brooch

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 369

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,500 - 5,000
EUR (€) 3,960 - 5,660
USD ($) 4,880 - 6,980
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £3,450

ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET BOW BROOCH

1st century AD. An 'Aucissa Type' bow brooch formed with a transverse bar on which the pin hinges at the rear; below the bar, a narrowing stepped section from which develops an openwork bow pierced by three pairs of garnet discs with gold collars, rotating on gold axles; the foot narrowing to a flat plate and collared knop finial with the catchplate behind. Gold and garnet, 18.93 grams, 54 mm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition. Rare.

Provenance
Ex Coombe collection.

Literature
Hattatt, R. Ancient and Romano-British Brooches, no. 64.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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