Hellenistic Silver Spoon with Swan-Head Finial

GBP 495.00

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Object Description

A fine Hellenistic silver spoon featuring a flat body with a slightly raised rim and a long square-sectioned handle. The handle enriches the piece by curling upwards into a small loop with a swan-head finial. The swan displays naturalistically render facial features such as the eyes and beak.

Date: Circa 2nd-1st Century BC

Object History

Ex property of a London gentleman; previously acquired on the UK art market in the 1990s; formerly in a 1980s collection.

Object Condition

Fine condition, some signs of ageing to the surface.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:4 x H:18.1 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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