Large Pair of Roman Crossbow Silver Fibulae

GBP 2,750.00

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Object Description

A stunning pair of large Roman crossbow gilded silver fibulae, featuring a hexagonal-section hollow crossbar and a deep D-section bow with ribbed lower end. The catch mechanism is housed within the hollow footplate and features a hinged pin. The front of the bow is embellished with a notched decoration.

Period: Late Roman Period, circa 3rd century AD

Provenance: English Art Market, 1980’s. Pierre Bergé &Associés, 29 May 2013, lot 243.

Object Condition

Condition: Extremely fine with a beautiful patina on the surface. Very exceptional size.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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