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Brooch, Zoomorphic Swan, Celtic, ca. 4th 3rd Cent. BC

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Zoomorphic Swan Brooch, ca. 4th - 3rd Cent. BC

La Tène III type, Danubian Celts

Copper alloy; 50mm/10.5gm

Con/ wearable, glossy green/blue patina, cleaned and waxed.

Ref/ Hattatt 5 var.

Seller's Note/ The ancient Late Bronze Age Celtic smith who created this brooch managed to capture the idea and elegance of a swimming swan rather than it's acutal image. This is, without any doubt, the finest example of this brooch you will ever see. Museum quality.