• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 96

    A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GILT COPPER ALLOY WREATH

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GILT COPPER ALLOY WREATH
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Composed of a band with ten applied laurel leaves and Osiris crown with ram's horns, sun disc and double plumes flanked by uraei, with mount
    7 in. (18 cm.) diam. max.


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    Provenance

    Previously in a French private collection, early 1980s.