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Roman Bronze Lion Head Applique

Lot 0273 Details

Description
Ancient Rome, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. A cast bronze lion head applique, circular in form with a protruding expressive visage, the details in raised relief with a deeply incised flowing mane, fine facial features, and open mouth. Nearly identical examples may be found in "Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston" by Mary Comstock & Cornelius Vermeule, MFA, Boston (1971). Size: 1.5" in diameter x 1" H (3.8 cm x 2.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Private NYC collection

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#113881
Condition
Tiny old nick to lower left proper side of mane. Otherwise gracefully aged surface, wear commensurate with age, and stunning patina.
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Roman Bronze Lion Head Applique

Estimate $250 - $350
Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price $125
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0273: Roman Bronze Lion Head Applique

Sold for $175
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Est. $250 - $350Starting Price $125
Exceptional Antiquities | Ethnographic Art
Thu, Jun 02, 2016 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 22.5%

Lot 0273 Details

Description
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Ancient Rome, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. A cast bronze lion head applique, circular in form with a protruding expressive visage, the details in raised relief with a deeply incised flowing mane, fine facial features, and open mouth. Nearly identical examples may be found in "Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston" by Mary Comstock & Cornelius Vermeule, MFA, Boston (1971). Size: 1.5" in diameter x 1" H (3.8 cm x 2.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Private NYC collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#113881
Condition
...
Tiny old nick to lower left proper side of mane. Otherwise gracefully aged surface, wear commensurate with age, and stunning patina.

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