Roman Bronze Ladle Spoon with Animal-Head Handle

GBP 350.00

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Object Description

A fine bronze ancient Roman ladle featuring a carinated bowl and a long square-sectioned handle. The bowl consists of two spurs on its rim which rise up forming a boarder around the handle. The base of the bowl is enriched with incised concentric rings of different sizes. The Flat-section handle is embellished with a hooked ibex-head finial naturalistically rendered to display its eyes, mouth, ears and horns.

Date: Circa 2nd century AD

Object History

Ex Abelita Family Collection, acquired 1980-2015.

Object Condition

Fine condition, patination is visible to the surface.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:6.1 x H:24.7 x D:6.5 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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