Iron Age Celtic Bronze Dragonesque Brooch 1st century BC-1st century AD . A rare type of dragonesque brooch with irregular s-curved body, discoid lobe head with elliptical ear and nose; discoid lobe tail with elliptical fins; incised ring-and-dot to head, body and tail; the body in openwork with La Tene comma-leaf elements; the pin substantial, coiled around the neck and looped over the upper tail.
Open-Ring Brooch Date: century Culture: Irish Medium: Copper alloy, cast; red enamel Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 1 x in. x x cm) Pin: 2 x in. x cm) Ring: 1 x in. x cm) Classification: Metalwork-Copper alloy