A large Roman bronze bowl
Lot 99
A large Roman bronze bowl
Sold for £7,125 (US$ 11,634) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large Roman bronze bowl A large Roman bronze bowl
A large Roman bronze bowl
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
Of shallow hemispherical form, the scrolling horizontal handles with ridged decoration and animal-headed attachment plates, set on a short ridges foot, the underside of the foot with lathe-turned concentric ridges, 16½in (42cm) wide including handles

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection.
    With Charles Ede Ltd, Vita Romana. Antiquities from the Roman World, 2009, no. 14.
    Mme de Serres Collection, Paris.

    Literature:
    Similar basins have been found at Pompeii and Herculaneum. For the type, cf. M. Denoyelle & S.Descamps-Lequime, The Eye of Josephine. The Antiquities Collection of the Empress in the Musée du Louvre, High Museum of Art, Atlanta and the Musée du Louvre, Paris, 2007, no. 45, pp. 130-1.
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