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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 166

    A ROMAN BRONZE VESSEL HANDLE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN BRONZE VESSEL HANDLE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The arched handle in the form of a figure of Pan and a rearing goat in headlock, Pan with his hands clasped behind his back and his left leg advanced, the attachment plate below with the bearded mask of Pan, with twisted horns, foliate wreath and traces of silver inlaid eyes, flanked by volute scrolls
    5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner in 1992.


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