Early Imperial Roman Bronze Lion Head Protome

This exquisite bronze protome would have been part of a furniture piece. The solid cast piece has been intricately chased.


1st Century AD


Height: 7.2 cm.     (2 7/8 in.)

ex: private Swiss collection, 2000





BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 




Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures IV (New York, 2006) p.28





Mitten, David G.  & Suzannah F. Doeringer; Master Bronzes from the Classical World (Mainz, 1968) no.287

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