Lot 200: Roman Spoon with Hoof Handle
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-2nd century AD. A silver spoon with teardrop bowl, offset junction to the shank with balustered lower end, round-section shank, cloven-hoof finial with fur texture. See Johns, C.M. & Potter, T.W. The Canterbury Late Roman Treasure, in Antiquaries Journal vol. LXV, 1985, for discussion of the type. 21 grams, 13.5cm (5 1/4"). Property of a private collector; acquired before 1975.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.