Lot 191: Roman Swan-Necked Spoon with Bull
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-3rd century AD. A silver cochlareum spoon with round-section balustered shank, swan-neck junction with bull-head detail, ovoid bowl, cloven hoof finial. See Jackson, C.J. The Spoon and its History, in Archaeologia, vol.53, p.112-3. 37 grams, 16cm (6 1/4"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.