A Pair of Greek Silver Double-Curved Arch Fibulae
C. 6th-5th century BC
An interesting pair of silver double-curved arch fibulae decorated with four globules and beading, with a unilateral spring and finely decorated with an incised bird and zigzag patterns to the flat catch-plate.
One brooch is a little bent otherwise good examples with nice detail.
Provenance: Property of A Swiss Collection with Oswald Burchard, Zurich, until 1983 formerly part of the M. Hess Collection (Hotel Jura, Basel)
Ref: Vv.Aa., Popli anellenici in Basilicata (exhibition catalogue), 1971, p. 125. pl.53.
56mm – 57mm length