R112 Roman bronze lion's head handle £450


A cast bronze lion's head with engraved decoration and holding a ring handle in its mouth.

Roman, 2nd or 3rd Century AD

Intact as shown in the photographs

Size:15.5 x 12.2 cms including ring handle, 12.2 cms diameter of lion

Ex. private collection, Connecticut, USA. Acquired in 1979 from the earlier collection of Eugene and Elizabeth Miles, USA.

Accompanied by a photograph, description card and appraisal by Harmer Rooke (USA), dated February 1992.