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AN ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE LION HEAD HANDLE

AN ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE LION HEAD HANDLE


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Bronze: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1370972
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Probably a handle for a chest or a door. In the form of the face of a lion depicted in high relief, holding a ring in the gaping jaws, with protruding tongue, incised whiskers and fur, and radiating mane. Mounted. From an old New Jersey collection. Purchased on the NY art market in the early 1980s.