Circa 2nd-3rd Century AD
Artfully crafted Roman bronze three-dimensional brooch in the form of a military horse. Slender arched body with incised mane. Stylized legs form a catch-plate at the back and in the front with crossbar pin. An original small chain hangs from one side of the hinge. Fine, smooth patina.
Dimensions: 1.6 in. (4 cm) long
Condition: Intact as shown.
Provenance: Formerly in a German private collection.