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Roman Silver Crossbow Brooch

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 521

Estimate
GBP (£) 180 - 240
EUR (€) 200 - 270
USD ($) 250 - 340
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £345

ROMAN SILVER CROSSBOW BROOCH

Circa 4th century AD. A fabricated silver crossbow brooch comprising onion-shaped knops at each end of the arm, with a third centrally above; the c-shaped bow ridged with inlaid niello geometric decoration; the footplate rectangular with chamfered panels to the outer edges, ornamented with addorsed appliqué c-scrolls; the pin and catchplate intact on the reverse. Silver, 41.4 grams, 76.8 mm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition, complete.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
See Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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