Rare Roman Legionary Bronze Scutum (Shield) Boss

S/N:HAR311

  • £745.00
  • €869 Euro
  • $1,024 US Dollar

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Rare Roman Legionary Bronze Scutum (Shield) Boss

HUNTER AND ROSE
A large Roman Legionary or Cavalry bronze shield boss surviving from the 1st -2nd century A.D. The outer stepped flange with concentric incised rings retaining the four bronze attachment studs. The dome also has evidence of incised rings with some restoration and damage but is in good stable form. There are very small remnants of gilding to the outer edge. Museum quality and a exceptionally rare piece especially when retaining the original mounting studs and to survive in this condition. From a private 1920's British collection.

Mounted on stand. Diameter 20cm, Depth 7cm. Height on stand 29cm.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 20cm (7.87in)
  • W: 20cm (7.87in)
  • D: 7cm (2.76in)

Period: 

1st-2nd Century A.D

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Hunter and Rose was founded in 2011 after 20 years of working in the world of antiques and fine art at Christies. Our diverse collection is inspired by a fascination for natural history. We scour the UK and continent for decorative antiques, furniture, objects, art and curiosities with their own intrinsic beauty.

Based in the Kent countryside our team consists of professional upholstered and restorers. We source unique furniture and fabrics to create one off pieces for our clients.
Hunter and Rose is a web based business and all pieces can be viewed by appointment at our studio.

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