Disc brooch - composite: upper copper alloy sheet with four collared triangular settings of clear or pale green glass in cruciform arrangement around central blue cabochon; repoussé pseudo-filigree; cast copper alloy base-plate with border a flat rib.
- Diameter: 4.4 centimetres
Pair with 1902,1108.8Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS16630
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