Roman Bronze Cockerel Tintinnabulum Pendant

GBP 150.00

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Object Description

A Roman cockerel tintinnabulum pendant cast from bronze. The semi-naturalistic bird features a long body with an upright tail, a comb and a short beak. One of the wings is enriched with small circles. A small loop has been added to the top of the body for attachment to the tintinnabulum. The cockerel has a rounded base and therefore cannot stand unaided.

Date: Circa 1st-4th century AD

Object History

‘The Ancient Menagerie Collection’ formerly the property of a Cambridgeshire lady, collected since the 1990s and acquired from auctions and dealers throughout Europe and the USA, now ex London collection.

Object Condition

Fine condition, patination and wear to the surface due to age. Chip to tail.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:3.2 x H:2.4 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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