Samnite Bronze Belt

 

Samnite Bronze Belt

An ancient Samnite bronze belt of sheet bronze with two ornate claps in the form of hounds heads attached to palmette appliques, the border carefully perforated to secured an interior padded lining.

Southern Italy.
Ca. 4th century BC.
Height: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm).

Formerly in a California private collection; previously in the Axel Guttmann collection, Berlin, Germany, 1990's.

Inv#: 6676

$9,500

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