A ROMAN BRONZE FULCRUM TERMINAL
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
In the form of a horse protome, its head turned out to the right, with a thick mane of long locks individually articulated on its neck, terminating in loose corkscrew curls, one prominently falling in between the eyes and flanked by two shorter locks on the forehead, the long right ear pulled back, the left ear drooping forward, the sclerae inlaid in silver, the pupils recessed, the nostrils flaring, the mouth agape, wearing a panther pelt around its neck, the m-shaped edge with a ribbon border
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long