London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A ROMANO-BRITISH BRONZE ENAMELLED DISC BROOCH
CIRCA 2ND-4TH CENTURY B.C.
With two registers of red, yellow and blue enamel, a bronze striated band in between, a tall raised central stud with enamelled circular head, the brooch with fragmentary projecting side ring and catchment plate on the reverse
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) diam. max.
Lord McAlpine collection, England, 1990.
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