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Roman Enamelled Plate Brooch 2nd,3rd Century AD

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Roman bronze enamelled plate brooch. Eight lobes with remnants of green enamel around the repeating pattern of blue , green and white enamel with a central raised knob. Complete with bronze pin and catch plate. Most of the original enamel still present. Very fine condition; 40mm, 19.6 grams. From the collection of EU gentlemen, acquired on the German art market in 2000s. Cf. Hattatt, R., Brooches of Antiquity, Oxford, 1987, item 1419.