• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 71

    A GROUP OF MOSTLY ROMAN BRONZES

    CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF MOSTLY ROMAN BRONZES
    CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Including two furniture attachments, one in the form of a lion with leg and feline paw below; the other a feline paw with male face above, a vertical tang for attachment above, 12 cm. high max.; a bull-headed attachment with three rings, 8.8 cm. diam.; a vessel handle, the attachment plate with a female bust, 15.5 cm. high; a roundel modelled with bearded male face, 6 cm. diam.; a lion-headed terminal fragment, 4 cm. high; a horse-headed attachment, three coins and a stylised cat, possibly Islamic, some mounted (11)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.