Roman Bronze Disc Brooch With Millefiori Enamel

GBP 350.00

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Object Description

A finely cast, Roman, bronze disc brooch decorated with white and blue millefiori enamel. The polychrome tesserae, each featuring squares of blue and white enamel, are arranged in rows creating a miniature mosaic. There is a hinge on the reverse, which would have held the original pin, and a triangular catch plate.

Date: Circa 2nd-3rd century AD

Object History

From an important London collection, acquired in the 1970s.

Object Condition

Fine condition. Some of the tesserae are missing or damaged. The pin is now missing and there are marks near the hinge. The bronze is patinated.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:3.2 x H:1.1 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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