SOLD Ancient Scythians Bronze Fibula Deer Brooch 6th-4th century BC
SOLD Ancient Scythians bronze fibula in the shape of a deer 6th-4th century B.C.
DETAILS: Openwork bronze depicting a seated deer with slender body, the head with large antlers, outstretched neck and pronounced musculature, the legs folded beneath the body, the reverse with it’s original clasp for attachment.
1) The Golden Deer of Eurasia Scythian and Sarmatian Treasures from the Russian Steppes.
2) From the Lands of the Scythians: Ancient Treasures from Museums of U.S.S.R., 3000-100 B.C.
3) Ancient Bronzes of the Eastern Eurasian Steppes by Emma C. Bunker.
4) Scythian Art: Crafts of the Early Eurasian Nomads, by Georges Charriere.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 4 cm (1.57 in).
CONDITION: In its original condition, showing the age and usage, with a dark green patina.