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Lot 0019
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Roman, Imperial Period, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. A bronze component of a percussive musical instrument, composed of two convex discs held in place by a bronze rivet that goes through the center of each and attaches to a curved bronze clip. The patina on this piece is just incredible, the product of deposition in water. Size: 3.35" W x 1.75" H (8.5 cm x 4.4 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection

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Gorgeous sky blue mottled patina on most of the piece, with pale green patina on the clip. Piece is clearly a fragment, with marks on its convex side where it was attached to something else.

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Roman Bronze Musical Instrument Component, River Patina

Estimate $400 - $600Jul 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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