A Roman bronze strigil

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Lot 63
A Roman bronze strigil

Sold for £ 956 (US$ 1,280) inc. premium

Antiquities

23 Jul 2020, 10:30 BST

London, New Bond Street

A Roman bronze strigil
Circa 1st Century A.D.
With concave tapering blade, the cylindrical handle fenestrated, the exterior of the blade and upper portion of the handle with delicately incised linear decoration, a punched shrub with curling tendrils on the blade, and a dotted wavy line on each side of the curving exterior, 21.2cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private collection, Germany, 1950s-1970s.
    NB collection, Wiltshire, acquired from the above.
    with Helios Gallery, London.
    Private collection, UK, acquired from the above 29 November 2004.
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A Roman bronze strigil
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