Ancient Roman Bronze Fibula

Ancient Roman Bronze Fibula
3rd, 4th Century AD

0657. Roman Crossbow Brooch

4th century AD.

A solid bronze crossbow brooch with three onion-shaped knops to the headplate, deep bow, trapezoidal footplate with chamfered edges, and raised panels with incised annulets, original hinged pin to the reverse; bent body.
Cf. Hattatt, R., Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1268. 41 grams, 75.9 mm. From the private collection of European collector; acquired on the UK art market from 1960-2000.

From the collection of European gentleman living in London. Collection formed around 1990s.
Ex European private collection, acquired around the 1990s on the German art market. Currently in UK private collector.

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Lot details
Ancient Roman
Century/ Timeframe
3rd, 4th Century AD
Good Condition, See Photo
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