Ancient Art, Antiquities & Coins
May 29, 2019 (Your local time)
United kingdom
 The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT, United Kingdom

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LOT 1054:

Roman Handle with Siren Motif

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Start price:
£ 225
Estimated price:
$250 - $350
Auction house commission: 30%
VAT: On commission only

1st century BC-1st century AD
A bronze strap handle with curved D-section shank developing to a siren with lateral wings, female head with chignon hairstyle, nude torso with crescent legs below. hollow to the underside. 177 grams, 80mm (3"). Fine condition.
Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Cf. Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, item 324 for type.

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