Lot 1743. Figural dog brooch, Roman, 2. - 3. Century

Starting price: € 1 000
Auction date: 13.11.2019   10:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 1743 | Figural dog brooch, Roman, 2. - 3. Century
Plastically-designed brooch in the Form of a dog. Bronze hollow casting. The fur with round, brown glass inserts. Four deposits are missing. The back was a plate closed, which is now loose. Get the remains of the hinge and the needle holder have. Excellent green Patina. Length 4.8 cm. Appealing, true-to-life design of the faithful companions of the people. Unusually for a primer on the plasticity of representation, suggesting that the robe, the needle should remind you of a specific animal. This is further suggested by the unusual cavity on the back of the animal's body close to, was by a metal plate sealed and may be equal to a reliquary for the storage of Remains of a deceased "companions", for example, a tuft of Hair, was meant to be. Provenance: From a South German private collection, acquired on the German art market. Condition: II -

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