Magnificent Crossbow Fibula, Volutes on Foot, 3rd-4th Cent, Look!
Copper alloy; 75mm/41.4gm!
Con/ Missing iron pin and minor pitting, otherwise, as fabricated; two pair of facing deeply cast volutes on the foot, eye-pleasing dark brown patina
Typology: Keller 5; Pröttel 5; Soupault IV; Genceva 24f
Seller's Note/ These types of large and very heavy crossbow fibula with such volutes are very rare and this is the first we have ever has the privilege to present. In hand it's truly stunning. Perfect for shadow boxing!