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Roman Eagle Chariot Fitting Pair
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1st-3rd century AD. A matched pair of large, hollow cast bronze chariot rein guide fittings, in the form of eagle heads with neck feathers clearly delineated above octagonal bases, the two side loops to each in the form of raised cobra snakes with hoods spread; each with two piercings at base for fixing, with some traces of the original iron securing pins. 1.8 kg total, 14-16cm (5 1/2 - 6 1/4"). From a private UK collection, acquired in 2010; formerly in a private Rosenheim, Germany collection, since the 1960s.[2]
Condition
Fine condition.
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Roman Eagle Chariot Fitting Pair

Estimate £1,500 - £2,000
Jun 02, 2020
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Starting Price £1,300
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0175: Roman Eagle Chariot Fitting Pair

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Est. £1,500 - £2,000Starting Price £1,300
TimeLine Auctions Antiquities Sale - Day 1
Jun 02, 2020 4:00 AM EDT
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1st-3rd century AD. A matched pair of large, hollow cast bronze chariot rein guide fittings, in the form of eagle heads with neck feathers clearly delineated above octagonal bases, the two side loops to each in the form of raised cobra snakes with hoods spread; each with two piercings at base for fixing, with some traces of the original iron securing pins. 1.8 kg total, 14-16cm (5 1/2 - 6 1/4"). From a private UK collection, acquired in 2010; formerly in a private Rosenheim, Germany collection, since the 1960s.[2]
Condition
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Fine condition.

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