Roman Lion Head Fitting
2nd – 3rd century A.D.
Bronze with malachite green patina. Expressive lion protome worked in high relief with bared teeth and wide-open mouth in which hangs a profiled ring. All details such as the shaggy mane, eyes and fur structure executed in cold work. Three holes in the rim for attachment to a door or sarcophagus. Removably mounted on a custom base of museum quality finish.
Dimension: height: 18,3 cm, width: 18,3 cm, depth: 6,7 cm
Condition: Intact and very well preserved.
Provenance: German private collection G. v. O., since the 1980s.
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