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LOT 0717

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 350 - 470
USD ($) 370 - 490

Sold for (Inc. bp): £293

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ROMAN MINIATURE ENAMELLED VOTIVE ALTAR
3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
1 3/8 in. (22.8 grams, 34 mm).

A miniature copper-alloy votive altar formed with four out-turned legs and sub-square top with knop to each corner and central circular void, rectangular panel to each side face with arched lower edge and alternating foliate and geometric polychrome enamelled design.

PROVENANCE:
Found Cambridgeshire, pre 2000.

LITERATURE:
Cf. The British Museum's Portable Antiquities Scheme, record id. NARC-E42213, for similar and discussion.

CONDITION