Lot 66: Roman Figural Patera Handle
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st - 2nd Century. A bronze patera handle with projecting dog heads to the side; on the body a figure of Cupid holding garlands, human head in profile and bowl below; at end of handle female figure, possibly a maenad, holding robes with panther resting; to the underside a patera, human head in profile, chair and bowl. 353 grams, 15.2cm (6"). Ex German collection; acquired 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.