R22 Roman pottery winged lion relief £380

 


A fragment from a moulded pottery relief decorated with a figure of a winged lion.

Possibly a fragment from a Campana relief.

Roman, 1st Century BC to early 2nd Century AD

Fragment with losses as shown, repaired from two pieces

Size: 10.2 x 18 cms

Ex. collection: Sir Nicholas Winton MBE, UK (1909-2015).

Sir Nicholas was an important humanitarian. He was particularly noted for organising the rescue of over 600 children from the Nazis in 1939, part what became known as Kindertransport.