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Roman - Enamelled Hare Brooch

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 707

Estimate
GBP (£) 350 - 500
EUR (€) 400 - 570
USD ($) 490 - 700
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £483

ROMAN - ENAMELLED HARE BROOCH

2nd-3rd century AD. A fine example of a zoomorphic plate brooch in the form of a hare with erect ear, short tail and legs in running posture; the feet detailed with individual toes; the eye indicated by a pellet surrounded by a circular panel of orange enamel; a central body panel in green enamel with a medial line of yellow enamel points. 6.30 grams, 33 mm.

Condition
Extremely fine, complete with pin.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1982, p.241ff and items 1188-91.

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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