Parthian Bronze Arm Fibula Brooch - 500 BC. An ancient Parthian bronze brooch, dating to around 500 - 200 BC. Sleek and simple in its form, the brooch is moulded in the shape of a bent arm, terminating in a catch plate of incised fingers. The bow beautifully ornamented with a series of rings, with a dark olive patina. Originating in Cyprus, the arm fibula style spread throughout the Near East in the 7th century BC where it remained popular for over half a millennia. Custom mounted and fantastically well preserved, this wonderful artefact has a poise and presence not often encountered in small ornamented jewelry. For an inferior example currently on display at the Harvard Art Museum, please follow this link. Please note: This item cannot be shipped to the US.
- Price: $1,100.00 - In stock