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Lot 0019
7th century AD. A bronze plate brooch formed as a human head and D-shaped torso with arms extending to lateral stems, lozengiform torso and second inverted head; catch and pin-lugs to the reverse. Cf. finds from Pastyrskoye, Ukraine in Menghin, W. The Merovingian Period. Europe Without Borders, Berlin, 2007, items III.20.2, 4. 18 grams, 79mm (3 1/4"). Private collection, Cambridgeshire, UK; acquired prior to 2000.


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Visigothic Anthropozoomorphic Plate Brooch

Estimate £50 - £70Mar 24, 2018