Lot 250: Roman Phallic Tintinnabulum
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-2nd century AD. A bronze pendant formed as male genitals with a crescentic plate, clenched fist to the left and phallus to the right suspended from a thick hoop with smaller hoops to the lower edge. Cf. Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, items 433-5. 45 grams, 74mm (3"). Property of an Essex collector; acquired on the European art market. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.