A small silver sphinx
Lot 103
A small Roman silver figure
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,679) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A small Roman silver figure
Eastern Empire, circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
Of a fantastical creature, the lower half of a feline, with paws and a long furry tail, the upper half of a woman with exposed breasts and centrally-parted hair, wearing a high polos, 22mm high

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  • Provenance:
    UK private collection, acquired between the 1970s-80s.
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  1. Madeleine Perridge
    Specialist - Antiquities
    Bonhams
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    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
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