A very rare Ostrogoth high carat gold bow brooch with a kidney-shape head plate with three radiating globular knobs , an arching bow and a shield shaped foot. The head plate and foot are set with large almandines.
At the back, the hinge and the pin holder are still present, but the pin is missing.
Italy. 6th century A.D.
Dimensions: 3,7cm x 2,2cm x weight 6,38 grams.
Provenance: ex private collection in Belgium.
6 000 €
2 200 €