C. 2nd century AD
Silvered bronze Roman fly brooch with incised zig zag linear decoration to body and edge of wing, head features formed from four incised lines. Good amount of silvering remains visible to the surfaces.
Pin missing and some small edge chips otherwise nice detail and patina,
Ref: Richard Hattatt, Ancient Brooches & Other Artefacts: Page 363, 1638 var (very large)
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. Purchased by the current owner in 2020 from an Ex Suffolk gentleman's collection from 1990's.
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- Superb Large Roman
- Number of objects
- Silvered European Type Fly Brooch - 75mm long
- Century/ Timeframe
- C. 2nd century AD
- Good Condition, See Photo