29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A ROMAN BRONZE TWIN-HANDLED LIDDED AMPHORISKOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The ovoid body tapering to the ring base, with concentric mouldings on the underside, the handles with leaf-shaped attachment plates and rings connecting three chains to the domed lid
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high
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Sold Sotheby's New York, 8 December 2000, lot 101.
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