Romano-Celtic Anchor Fibula

GBP 140.00

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Object Description

A Romano-Celtic bronze anchor fibula, consisting of an onion knob finial with incised detailing around its border, a shallow catchplate, a bow that widens to the head and terminates in a decorated rectangular horizontal bar, with an intact pin. The bow-head is curved with short wings that angle backwards with rounded finials. The midpoint of the bow is decorated by a thick band surrounded by smaller incised bands, below which is a rectangular horizontal bar with central granule.

Period: 1st – 3rd century AD

Object Condition

Very fine, intact, with traces of corrosion and dark patination over the whole. A small section at the edge of the catchplate is missing and there is one crack to the bottom of the catchplate.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:4.8 x H:2.5 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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