Ancient Roman Silver Rare Owl shaped fibula - (1)

Description
Ancient Roman Silver Rare Owl shaped fibula - (1)
1st - 2nd century AD

Rare Roman silver alloy fibula in the shape of an owl. Nicely detailed detailed feathers, tail and talons. The eyes are inlaid with red glass paste.

Size: 28,3 x 25,6 mm

Condition: good solid condition, complete with pin and catchplate. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images for own impression.

Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-format).

Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection, 2020.
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.

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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Silver
Number of objects
1
Object
Rare Owl shaped fibula
Century/ Timeframe
1st - 2nd century AD
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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