Roman Bone Hairpin with Flying Bird, 2nd to 4th Cent AD
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1188060
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Carved Roman bone pin with flying bird terminal. The bird may be a swan or a goose judging from the elongated neck.
Delicate carving of the long neck, the raised wings and the vestigial feet. The tail feathers bulged at the join to the pin.
Roman, 2nd to 4th century AD
H. 9.5 cm (3.7 in)
Intact, fine condition.
German art market (data will be disclosed to the buyer)
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed