• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 316

    A ROMAN BRONZE TWIN HANDLED BOWL

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BRONZE TWIN HANDLED BOWL
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Of shallow hemispherical form, with flat inward-curved rim, the arched handles with central finials flanked by foliate suspension holes and attached to the rim with recumbent felines, set on a splayed ring foot, concentric rings in relief on the underside
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) diam.


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    For a related example with concentric ring base cf. J. Ward-Perkins & A. Claridge, Pompeii AD 79, Boston, 1976, no. 263.

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    Provenance

    Sold Sotheby's New York, 8 December 2000, lot 99.