Seller: grimstonian (2,950) 100%, Location: West Sussex, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 231627139375 Type: Brooches, Colour: Bronze, Culture: Roman, Details: grimstonian Store Description Romano-Celtic fibula brooch. A cast bronze disc brooch of openwork form with expanded form of Celtic trumpet motifs. Reverse with hinge and catchplate. Condition: Very fine condition with good patinated bronze; missing pin. Height 3 cms (1.2 ins). Circa 2nd century AD. For an example of the type see item 1626b; Hattat; A Visual Catalogue of Richard Hattatt's Ancient Brooches. According to Hattatt, after a couple of centuries of Roman rule in Europe with its influence tending to formalise local art, it would seem that these brooches represent a revival of interest in their ancient traditional art forms by the Celtic populace. for more antiquities, please see the me page (top right). Payment Payment by Paypal Shipping Please see above for postage/packing prices. Proof of posting is obtained for all items (copy available on request). Items posted to UK: We will take responsibility for an adequate level of insurance. Countries outside UK: Loss in the post: Your choice! We will NOT take responsibility for uninsured or under-insured items. If the value is more than £20 and it is lost in the post, this will be your risk unless you have 'Signed-for postage. - Standard postage has a proof of posting certificate, but no insurance and no tracking. - The postal service is usually very good but there are sometimes problems. - We cannot accept responsibility if the package is lost when sent to other countries. - For full insurance against loss, you must choose 'Signed-for' service. Terms of Sale All items are guaranteed to be authentic, to date from the period stated, and to comply with the description provided, with no time restriction for return if not. We also offer a no-quibble refund if you are in any way unhappy with your purchase and it is returned in the same condition within 14 days. About Us TimesAncient trades on eBay as grimstonian, with excellent feedback. We have been dealing in antiquities and items of archaeological interest since the early 1990s, and have sold thousands of items to collectors all over the World, including leading museums. TimesAncient is committed to the ethical purchase of all items of historical significance that we offer. We never knowingly engage in the purchase of objects who provenance or ownership history is deemed to be dubious. All ancient items offered for sale on our website are purchased from legitimate sources. These include old private collections, auction houses, legal finders and responsible dealers within the coin and ancient art market. Every item we sell is guaranteed to be authentic and to date from the period stated. Nothing beats the feeling of handling and owning an item created by humans in far-off history. Contact Us If you have any queries, please contact us using your eBay message board.