London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
THREE ROMAN BRONZE EAGLES
CIRCA 2ND-4TH CENTURY A.D.
One standing with wings outspread, head turned to the right, on disc lid, 2 in. (4.8 cm.) high; another similar with head turned, finely detailed feathers, lower legs missing, 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm.) high; another with wings folded back over tail, wearing neck pendant, on integral finial mount, pierced for attachment, 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.); and a Roman bronze bust of a soldier, wearing helmet with long plume, chin-strap under neck, and muscled cuirass, circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D., 3 in. (7.5 cm.) high (4)
Item one: sold Christie's London, 7 December 1994, lot 108.
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