Roman Ram's Head Vessel Handle

GBP 295.00

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Object Description

A very fine Roman bronze handle, which would have originally been attached to a small bronze jug of a typical form. The top section curves to fit the shape of the jug, and is decorated with geometric incised lines and dots. The handle extends downwards and forms a ram’s head as a finial. The ram’s features have been rendered naturalistically through incised lines. It has a pair of large curled horns, and the head is tilted slightly downwards as if about to challenge an opponent.

Date: Circa 1st-3rd Century AD

Object Condition

Excellent condition, some light patination on the surface due to time.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:5 x 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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