• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 333

    A ROMAN BRONZE OPENWORK ATTACHMENT

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BRONZE OPENWORK ATTACHMENT
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Probably a shield boss, of concave oval form, the perimeter perforated, the central openwork medallion with four quatrefoils surrounded by two-leafed motifs in a grid, bordered by interlinked foliate design, mounted
    6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a European collection, 1960s.