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Roman 'Ribbed' Bronze Handle 025402

Roman 'Ribbed' Bronze Handle
Bronze, 45.58 grams, 80.83 mm. 2nd-3rd century AD. A recurved loop handle with scrolled finials and three transverse ribs to the centre. Very fine condition. Provenance: ex property of a Hampshire gentleman; acquired before 1990; found Rhineland, Germany.
£60.00

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Roman 'Ribbed' Bronze Handle 025402
Roman 'Discoid' Figural Applique 028161

Roman 'Sol' Figural Applique
Bronze, 17 grams, 36 mm. 1st-2nd century AD. A bronze hollow-cast mount depicting a youthful male face with radiant hair within a discoid plate, possibly Sol. Fine condition. Provenance: ex property of a London gentleman; acquired before 1985.
£165.00

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Roman 'Discoid' Figural Applique 028161
Roman 'Twisted' Stylus 028140

Roman 'Twisted' Stylus
Bronze, 3.31 grams, 71.21 mm. 10th-11th century AD. A cast bronze stylus with trapezoidal head and twisted shaft. Fine condition. Provenance: ex Penfold collection, discovered 'mudlarking' on Thames foreshore, 1970s-80s.
£120.00

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Roman 'Twisted' Stylus 028140
Roman 'Decorated' Bronze Artefact Group 028174

Roman 'Decorated' Bronze Artefact Group
Bronze, 52 grams, 38-97 mm. 1st century AD and later. A mixed group of personal items comprising: a pair of annular brooches with balustered profiles; a table fork with knop finial; a cast tile-stamp fragment with the reversed ext '[.]EPTUS. Fine condition. Provenance: ex the late Alan Harrison collection, Lincolshire, UK.
£160.00

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Roman 'Decorated' Bronze Artefact Group 028174
Roman 'Bearded Male' Bronze Figurine Head 027165

Roman 'Bearded Male' Bronze Figurine Head
Bronze, 127 grams, 67 mm. 2nd-3rd century AD. A hollow cast bronze bust of a bearded male with tousled hair, lentoid eyes and broad nose; open to the underside and with circular hole to the top of the head. Fine condition. Provenance: property of a European gentleman living in the UK.
£650.00

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Roman 'Bearded Male' Bronze Figurine Head 027165
Roman 'Oceanus' Miniature Mask 027154

Roman 'Oceanus' Miniature Mask
Glazed composition, 15.17 grams, 40 mm. 1st-2nd century AD. A blue glazed composition miniature of the Bocca della Verita or Oceanus mask on a discoid base. Fine condition. Provenance: acquired on the London art market in the 1960s.
£80.00

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Roman 'Oceanus' Miniature Mask 027154
Roman 'Zoomorphic' Bronze Lamp Handle with Chained Lid 027504

Rare Roman 'Zoomorphic' Bronze Lamp Handle with Chained Lid
Bronze, 130 grams, 16 cm. 4th century AD. A cast bronze lamp handle in the form of a bird with extended beak and feather detailing; the beak pierced with attached chain and small knopped lid. Fine condition, cleaned and conserved. Provenance: ex Sir John Gielgud collection. Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH (14 April 1904 - 21 May 2000) was an English stage and film actor, film director, and producer. He achieved early fame for his Shakespearian roles, expecially Hamlet. In later life he played many classic roles on stage and in film, and was a noted writer and connoisseur.
£475.00

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Roman 'Zoomorphic' Bronze Lamp Handle with Chained Lid 027504
Romano-British 'Votive' Miniature Axe Head 018531

Romano-British 'Votive' Miniature Axe Head
Copper-alloy, 5.16 grams, 8.77 mm. 1st century AD. A miniature bronze looped and socketed axe head . Objects of this type could be worn as amulets or offered as votives to the gods to acquire favours. Reference: cf. the typology published in Wiltshire Archaeology Magazine, vol.88, 1995. Very fine condition. Provenance: found Cambridgeshire, England.
£60.00

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Romano-British 'Votive' Miniature Axe Head 018531
Romano-British 'Votive' Miniature Axe Head 018530

Romano-British 'Votive' Miniature Axe Head
Copper-alloy, 2.34 grams, 6.75 mm. 1st century AD. A miniature bronze looped and socketed axe head . Objects of this type could be worn as amulets or offered as votives to the gods to acquire favours. Reference: cf. the typology published in Wiltshire Archaeology Magazine, vol.88, 1995. Very fine condition. Provenance: found Cambridgeshire, England.

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Romano-British 'Votive' Miniature Axe Head 018530


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