Roman Applique in the Shape of a Ram

GBP 1,200.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine Ancient Roman cast bronze protome or applique modelled in the shape of a ram’s head, protruding from a circular plate and featuring a hollow, unworked back. The animals’ facial and anatomical features are rendered in a naturalistic manner, with much attention given towards details. Such applique would have once decorated a household object or piece of furniture.

Date: Circa 1st-3rdCentury AD

Object Condition

Very fine, some patination to the surface. The item has been mounted on a custom-made stand, ideal for display.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:4.7 x H:9.6 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