Lot 318: Roman Figural Patera Handle
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd-3rd century AD. A cast handle with two curved lateral extensions to accept rivets and a third below; the upper face with low relief figure advancing with wings to the shoulders above a motif of a bird seizing a fish; the outer end with lozenge detail and openwork scroll ornament; flange to the curved finial with attachment rivet. 148 grams, 14.5cm (5 3/4"). Property of a retired English University professor; acquired TimeLine Auctions, 1 February 2013, Lot 31.
Condition Report: Fine condition.