THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
A ROMAN SILVER-PLATE DISH
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
The shallow dish on a ring foot, the flat rim with a frieze in relief with leaping animals (lions and goats) alternating with vegetation and masks, between a band of punched dots and tongues, the interior later inscribed, "Found in the Tiber, Rome, 1753"
5 1/8 in. (13 cm) diameter