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Lot 0017
Roman Empire, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. A miniature bronze cast duck with gorgeous green patina and nicely delineated feathers, resting upon an orb-like form, perhaps an egg. Mounted to lucite block stand. Size: duck itself measures 1.25" L x 1.125" H (3.2 cm x 2.9 cm); 1.875" H (4.8 cm) on stand

Provenance: Ex-Private Florida collection acquired in the 1980's

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Surface has aged gracefully with some expected wear; however, the feather detailing is still legible. Gorgeous green patina.

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Ancient Roman Miniature Bronze Duck

Estimate $400 - $600Feb 9, 2017