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A PAIR OF ROMAN BRONZE OLPAI
A PAIR OF ROMAN BRONZE OLPAI

CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

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A PAIR OF ROMAN BRONZE OLPAI
Circa 1st Century A.D.
Each piriform, on a base of concentric rings, with a flat disk rim, the ribbed tapering handle with an acanthus leaf thumb rest, and two sleek duck heads extending on to the rim, the tongue-shaped terminal at the base of the handle with a winged Eros in relief turning away from an encroaching cock
71/8 in. (18.1 cm) high (2)
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