• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    A GROUP OF ROMAN BRONZE PHALLIC AMULETS

    MAINLY 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF ROMAN BRONZE PHALLIC AMULETS
    MAINLY 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    With male genitalia and central suspension loop, one amulet with conjoined phalli and another with pubic hair incised
    1 1/8 to 1 7/8 in. (2.8 to 4.8 cm.) high (14)


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    Provenance

    Acquired on the French art market between 1984-1985.