Romano-British Bronze Enamelled Disc Brooch

GBP 295.00

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Object Description

A finely cast Roman bronze disc brooch decorated with vibrant green, yellow and red enamel. The circular body features four peripheral lobes, perforated in the centre. They are intersected by four larger lobes, featuring a pale green enamel inlay. The central discoid body features a band of alternating yellow and red enamels, surrounding a riveted conical boss at its centre and framed by a border of incised small strokes. There is a hinge on the reverse, which would have held the original pin, and a triangular catch plate.

Date: Circa 2nd century AD

Object History

Ex Cambridge collection, ex Gorny & Mosch Sale 231, 17th June 2015, lot 272 (part), ex Slg. D.K., acquired circa 1980s.

Object Condition

Fine condition with patination to the surface. Enamel still vibrant. Pin is now missing. One peripheral lobe chipped.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:3 x centimeters

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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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