A silver figurine of the forepart of a lion couchant. The paws extended to the front, head erect and alert, the mane and fur to the chest finely depicted. The back of the figurine extended to form a fixing rivet. Length 2.3 cms (0.9 ins) Circa 1st-2nd century AD.Such small appliques were added to richly ornament the silver vessels used in fine dining Cf. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, item 272. Property of a Dutch gentleman; formerly in an old collection formed in the 1970s.
Ancient Roman silver lion statuette applique: Circa 2nd century AD. Roman silver lion statuette A silver figurine of the forepart of a lion couchant. Length 2.3 cms (0.9 ins). Such small appliques were added to richly ornament the silver vessels used in fine dining. These amounts vary by country and carrier.Antiquities usually incur a lower percentage VAT rate. All items are guaranteed to be authentic, to date from the period stated, and to comply with the description provided, with no time restriction for return if not. Every item we sell is guaranteed to be authentic and to date from the period stated. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Showcase your items with Auctiva's.
The item "Ancient Roman silver lion statuette applique Circa 2nd century AD" is in sale since Wednesday, June 30, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques".
The seller is "grimstonian" and is located in Brighton. This item can be shipped worldwide.