IRON AGE BROOCH

Cast copper alloy La Tène I brooch. A large one piece bow brooch. At the head is the spring of coiled wire and its external chord. This was drawn from the main body of the brooch. Below this the brooch expands into D-sectioned arching bow, dropping to a tapered foot with a hooked catchplate to the right side. Beyond this the foot continues into a backward hooked tail with a knopped "snake-head" t…