Inv. n°: MMoCA446

Roman Repousse Bronze Breastplate Fitting

With Nike goddess standing above a serpent with a feline head.

h. 12.5 cm

late 2nd-early3rd century AD



  • Ex Axel Guttmann Collection, Berlin
  • Acquired by Royal-Athena Galleries at Christie's Sale, London, 6th November 2002, lot 87 (post sale)
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 12th October 2009, CLV57A


  • M. Junkelmann, Reiter wie Statuen aus Erz, Mainz, 1996, p. 97, no.30
  • Christie's Sale, London, 6th November 2002, lot 87
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2004, p. 28, fig. 62
  • M. Junkelmann, "Roman Militaria" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 246, fig. 33


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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