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Roman Anthropomorphic Figural Mounts

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 914

Estimate
GBP (£) 90 - 120
EUR (€) 100 - 140
USD ($) 130 - 170
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £115

ROMAN ANTHROPOMORPHIC FIGURAL MOUNTS

Circa 1st-3rd century AD. A mixed group of mounts in the form of human heads comprising: a cast copper-alloy heater-shaped plate, possibly an inkwell cover, with slots for a hinge and human bust modelled in the round emerging; a curved escutcheon with loop above a human bust with back-combed hair, triangular nose and deep-set eyes above a narrow rectangular-section plate with raised triangular panel; an elliptical seal-box with pelleted border surrounding a bulbous mask with almond-shaped eyes and three circular piercings on the reverse. Copper-alloy, 125 grams total, escutcheon 80.7 mm. [3]

Condition
Very fine condition.

Provenance
Seal box found at Charnwood, Leicestershire and provided with documentation from the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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