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Roman Silver Kraeftig Profilierte Brooch and Chain Set

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 520

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,250 - 1,750
EUR (€) 1,420 - 1,980
USD ($) 1,740 - 2,440
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Price (+bp): £1,125 (EUR 1,274; USD 1,570)
ROMAN SILVER KRAEFTIG PROFILIERTE BROOCH AND CHAIN SET

Circa 1st century AD. A bow brooch of the Kraeftig Profilierte type with transverse spring and plate with granulated cylindrical projections, the D-section bow curved with flanking projections and granule finials, a collared bulb developing into the narrow footplate with shallow catchplate on the reverse, gilded rosette motif and bulb finial; attached to the outer edges of the plate a silver trichinopoly chain with rosette motif at the junction with the heart-shaped pendant plate with ivy-leaf detailing and bulbous finial; part of the pin lost in antiquity. Silver, 46.2 grams, 158 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition. Very rare.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
Cf. Hattatt, R. Brooches of Antiquity item 1396 for the brooch format.

Footnotes
This form of kraeftige profilierte bow brooch with the secondary projections is called the 'anchor type'.

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

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