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
Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures IV. (New York, 2006) p.28
Comparandum:Mitten, David G. & Suzannah F. Doeringer; Master Bronzes from the Classical World (Mainz, 1968) no.287