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Lot 1227
4th century AD. A bronze crossbow brooch with three acorn knops, trapezoidal-section bow, tapering footplate with lateral catch; socket for the hinged pin; old collector's label '121'. Cf. Hattatt, R. Ancient and Romano-British Brooches, Sherborne, 1982, item 102. 30 grams, 67mm (2 3/4"). Ex Horton collection; acquired on the UK art market. [No Reserve]


Fine condition.

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  • 30%

Crossbow Brooch

Estimate £20 - £30Nov 24, 2018