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Bronze Age Spiral Brooch

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 2108

Estimate
GBP (£) 120 - 170
EUR (€) 140 - 200
USD ($) 150 - 210

Opening Bid: £86 (EUR 100; USD 107)
BRONZE AGE SPIRAL BROOCH
11th century BC

A bronze spectacle brooch formed as single length of round-section rod in a S-spiral configuration with one end hooked to form the catchplate and the other extended for the pin. 53 grams, 88mm (3 1/2"). Fine condition; catchplate pin absent.

Provenance
From an important collection of finger rings; acquired late 1990s-2010.

Literature
Cf. Hattatt, R. Ancient and Romano-British Brooches, Sherborne, 1982, item 186 for type.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
Antiquities & Coins

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