Roman Base Silver Boar Brooch

GBP 450.00

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Object Description

A Roman base silver plate brooch in the form of a wild boar. The animal’s anatomical features have been rendered naturalistically. The boar is depicted in a running motion displayed by the outstretched legs, the hind leg now partially missing. Carefully detailing has been applied to show the bristles of the mane. The reverse is unadorned and displays the original bronze hinged pin placed in the catch plate, now fixed in place.

Date: Circa 1st-2nd Century AD

Object History

Ex Cambridgeshire private collection, 1990’s-2000’s.

Object Condition

Fine condition with some patination and earthly encrustation to the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.6 x x D:2.8 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

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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