• 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 67

    A GROUP OF ROMAN BRONZE VESSELS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF ROMAN BRONZE VESSELS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Including a situla, with double incised band below the rim interior and exterior, the arching ribbed handle with hook terminals, set on a pad base, the underside with incised concentric rings, 12 cm. diam.; three olpai, one with handle incised with foliate motifs, the other two missing handles, 18.5 cm. high max.; and a tripod bowl, each foot on integral rectangular base, 7.5 cm. high (5)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Exhibited

    (4): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 752.