Saxon Bronze Caterpillar Brooch

Item Description

C. 5th-6th century AD

A bronze caterpillar brooch with incised chevrons to the oval end plates.

Pin missing otherwise good detail with a nice green patina and some light earthy surface deposits.

Ref: Anceint Brooches & Other Artefacts by Hattatt, page 380.

Provenance: Cambridge collection sold at a provincial auction.

Size: 39mm length



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