Roman silver spoon with handle. 3rd-4th century AD
Lot 115
A Roman silver spoon
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman silver spoon
Circa 4th Century A.D.
With a large ovoid bowl, the short looped handle terminating in a swan head, the long bill resting on the side of the bowl, the details of the feathers and eye incised, the beak slightly open, 5in (13cm) long, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With Rupert Wace Ancient Art, London in 2009.
    German private collection.

    Literature:
    For the type see J. Kent and K. Painter, eds., Wealth of the Roman World, AD 300-700, no.198, p.124.
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