Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu (24 November 2020)

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Date of Auction: 24th November 2020

Sold for £200

Estimate: £200 - £240

A Romano-British bronze bow brooch, 2nd century AD., with features of the Headstud and Trumpet type; on the head frontally is a bifurcated crest and there is acanthus moulding at mid-bow,enamel decoration of blue and yellow lozenges and triangles on the wings and bow; intact with head loop, catch plate and pin, length 4.7cm, width 2cm. £200-£240

Condition Report

Very fine with an even green patina and with considerable enamel remaining.

Footnote

Found in Northants.
Similar to Hattatt 1544, listed as very rare.