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Lot 0237
Circa 2nd century AD. A very large cast bronze door handle formed as a lion mask within a circular frame; the mask stern with prominent brow and eyes, detailed mane framing the face; the sides of the mouth pierced to accept a substantial bronze ring with ribbed collar detailing; the frame with raised annular border and four attachment holes. Bronze, 1.4 kg, 20 cm. Private collection, London; acquired in the 1970's.

Condition

Very fine condition, slight restoration.

Starting Bid

£2,800.00

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  • 18%

Roman Bronze Lion Mask Door Handle

Auction ended on Thu, Jun 23, 2011
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Estimate £2,800 - £3,600
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