Roman Hairpin with Recumbent Animal, 2nd to 4th Cent AD
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1188056
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Carved hairpin ending in the shape of a recumbent animal, possibly a dormouse – symbol of comfort – a fox or a dog.
Roman, 2nd to 4th century AD
H. 11.3 cm (4.4 in)
Intact, fine condition.
German art market (data will be disclosed to the buyer)
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed