Lot 259: Roman Galley Swivel Mount
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-2nd century AD. A rectangular bronze mount with pierced flanges to three edges, D-shaped open end, cast staple and loop with domed rivet; inlaid silver image of a galley under oars with crescent moon and stars above. 85 grams, 79mm (3 1/4"). Property of a European collector; acquired Europe, 1980s-1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.