Roman Bronze Equal-Ended Enamelled Brooch

Item Description

C. 2nd Century AD

A nice example of a Roman bronze equal-ended brooch, composed of a flat, central enamelled lozenge shaped panel, with zoomorphic terminals at either end. The lozenge plate is inlaid with orange, red and blue enamel, with nice carvings to terminals.

Although pin is missing, it has some traces of enamel with nice detail to terminals.

Ref: Ancient Brooches And Other Artefacts by Hattatt, page 352, similar example to 1099.

Provenance: Ex A. Gillis Coins. Ex UK Collection collected in the 1990’s.

Size: 62mm length



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