• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 330

    A ROMAN BRONZE LADLE

    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BRONZE LADLE
    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    The deep hemispherical bowl with long square-section handle decorated with collar and incised leaves, the terminal in the form of an ibex head with curling horns
    22 in. (56 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Canadian collection, acquired prior to 1970.