Roman Gilded Bronze Plate Brooch With A Glass Centre-Boss
C. 2nd-3rd century AD
A beautiful oval gilded brooch set with a central conical glass set and a gilt border decorated with ornate punch motifs.
Chip to black glass centre-boss and pin missing otherwise a nice example.
Ref: Ancient Brooches & Other Artefacts by Hattatt, page 364.
Ex W. Mids Collection