Attachment for a Strap, Copper alloy, Roman or Celtic

Attachment for a Strap

Date:
100–300
Culture:
Roman or Celtic
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 9/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. (3.9 x 4.2 x 0.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of Miriam N. Rosen, 2002
Accession Number:
2002.483.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
With sinuous, asymmetrical designs and swirling arrangements of commas, circles, and fan shapes, this varied group of objects conveys the pervasiveness of a Celtic aesthetic in the Empire's western provinces in the first centuries a.d.
[ Ariadne Galleries, New York]; Miriam N. Rosen, New York (until 2002)