7 December 2000
A ROMAN BRONZE TREFOIL OINOCHOE
Circa 1st Century A.D.
The globular body on a flat disk base, with two incised rings around the shoulders, with a ridged high arching handle terminating below in a lion's paw on a flat disk with incised tendrils, the upper end with a lion's head, with a long triangular lolling tongue, the fore-paws ending in rotellae
73/8 in. (18.7 cm) high
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For a similar example see no. 464, p. 330 in Comstock and Vermeule, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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