Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A ROMAN SILVER SPOON
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
The plain ovoid bowl joined to a scrolling tendril, the tapering shaft disk-shaped, biconical and ovoid moldings, the terminal pointed
6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) long
Private Collection, Brussels, 1980s.
with Charles Ede, London, 2005 (Cypriot and Roman Antiquities, no. 50).
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For a similar example see no. 108, p. 163 in Oliver, Silver for the Gods.
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