A fantastic Roman bronze trefoil olpe in the form of a female head, c. 1st Century BC - 1st Century AD, wearing jeweled headband and head wrap, her features nicely detailed with eye recessed for inlay. The handle and vessel were cast as one piece and the trefoil pouring spout is bordered by a floral motif in relief, the base with lathed concentric circles. H: 5 5/8 in (14.3 cm). Some weathering and pitting, but extremely rare and quite attractive with attractive, even brown surfaces. Ex Bronfman collection, Canada, acquired between the 1960's-80's in London.
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