Roman Bronze Figural Padlock With Chain

GBP 450.00

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Object Description

A finely modelled Ancient Roman bronze padlock featuring a hinged lid in the shape of a male figure’s head. A fragmentary hinged chain with some original gilded visible is attached to the padlock through a lateral slot. Earthy encrustation and some patination covers the surface.

Date: Circa 1st – 2nd century AD

Object History

Property of a North London gentleman; previously in a private collection formed in the 1990’s.

Object Condition

Condition: Fine condition, fragmented chain.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:8.80 x H:4 centimeters

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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
London
SW1Y 4AA