Roman Silver Hound Brooch

GBP 300.00

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Object Description

A Roman silver plate brooch in the form of a hound on a continental ground line. The hound is crouched over, featuring an arched, narrow body, with its head slightly lowered and its ears pricked up. The anatomical features have been rendered naturalistically with emphasis to the lower belly. Traces of gold gilding can be faintly seen on both legs and the ear. The large original catch plate and hinged pin are intact with the pin now fixed in place.

Date: Circa 1st-2nd Century AD

Object History

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

Object Condition

Excellent condition, well polished. Pin and hinge still intact.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.6 x H:2.7 x D:1.5 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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