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Roman - Enamelled Frog Brooch

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 706

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 570 - 800
USD ($) 700 - 980
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £828

ROMAN - ENAMELLED FROG BROOCH

2nd-3rd century AD. A zoomorphic plate brooch in the form of a frog with splayed limbs, its D-shaped head provided with prominent lugs with black glass eyes; on the frog's arched back two rectangular panels of yellow-grey enamel with inset white enamel points. 10 grams, 38 mm.

Condition
Near extremely fine, complete with pin. Extremely rare.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
Cf. frog brooches in Benet's Artefacts of England, items R07-0545, 0546.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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