A Roman silver buckle attachment Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. The openwork design comprised of a scrolling foliate pattern, with a hinge joint and central fastening prong, 2¾in (7cm) and 1¾in (4.4cm) long, mounted
Provenance: American private collection. Klejman Colllection, New York, acquired in London the 1960s.
Literature: For a similar open work design of the same period, cf. R. Hattatt, Ancient brooches and other artefacts, Oxford, 1989, part II, figs.31-35.