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LOT 0467

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Large Bronze Age Posamenteriefibel Brooch

11th century BC

A bronze fibula of Posamenteriefibel lacework type with large spiral disc extending to a shank and finial spring returning to form the pin; three pairs of applied wire-coil lateral decorations attached with thick rectangular bands. 204 grams, 20.2cm (8"). Fine condition, repaired.

Provenance
Property of a gentleman from Vienna; from his private collection formed since 1970.

Literature
Cf. Beck, H. et al., Fibel und Fibeltracht, Berlin, 2000, p.37-9; Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Berlin accession no.II. 10421.