Ostrogothic openwork solid silver plate brooch with stylised bird heads.
The circular brooch has a central green glass cabochon, surrounded by eight radiating arms, each forming a stylised bird's head in profile, the eyes inlayed with green glass.
Diameter: 31,4 mm
Weight: 10,72 g
Condition: good solid condition. pinlug and catchplate are present, pin is missing. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images for own impression.
Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
A Certificate of Authenticity (pdf-document by AntiqueShopping) is available upon request.
Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection.
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- Early medieval
- Number of objects
- Ostrogothic bird heads brooch
- Century/ Timeframe
- 5th - 6th century AD
- Good Condition, See Photo