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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    A ROMAN BRONZE DUCK HEAD HANDLE ATTACHMENT

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BRONZE DUCK HEAD HANDLE ATTACHMENT
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The head with eyes recessed for inlay and detailed feathering, the tip of the beak and crown of head with silver inlay, mounted
    3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Bela Hein (1883-1931), France.