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Roman Bronze Vessel Handle, Ornamented With Bacchus and a Panther, c. 1st Century A.D.

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The Panther was the companion of Bacchus. The grapevine and its wild barren alter-ego, the toxic ivy plant, were both sacred to him. This handle was once attached to vessel used for serving or drinking wine.
AI30971. height 8.0 cm (3"), excellent condition with a nice green patina, bronze vessel handle ornamented with a facing young head of Bacchus wearing an ivy wreath in his long flowing hair, panther skin tied at neck, the curving handle ends with a panther head; $750.00 SALE PRICE $675.00


Roman, Bronze Repousse Plaque with Centaur Holding a Bow, Lorica Sqaumata Armor Plate(?), c. 1st - 3rd Century B.C.

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Likely used in some legionary application; perhaps as a lorica squamata legionary armor plate segment.
AA59779. Roman, bronze repousse, 1.75 x 1.75 inches, c. 1st - 3rd century A.D.; sheet bronze hammered from behind in repousse technique to raise the figure of a centaur holding a bow, remains of two rivet holes where it was attached, tear on body, rare and interesting; from a New Jersey collection; $650.00 SALE PRICE $585.00


Roman, Bronze Patera Handle, c. 1st - 3rd Century A.D.

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A patera was a plate used by Roman priests to make sacrificial offerings to the Gods. Paterae were thin and most often have been lost to corrosion leaving only the handle remaining.
AL59776. Roman, bronze patera handle, c. 1st - 3rd century A.D., 5.6", heavy fluted handle terminating in a collar from which a ram's head with curled horns emerges; from a New Jersey collection; rare; $560.00 SALE PRICE $504.00


Egyptian, Bast Lion Plaque, Late Period, 1085 - 322 B.C.

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From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.

The Goddess Bast was very popular in the late dynastic period. Sheshong's seat of power was the city of Babastis, which was also Bast's chief seat of Worship. Bast was a member of the triad of Babastis - Osiris, Bast and Nefer-Tem. This plaque was a votive sold at the shrine of Bast to be given to her as a votive.
AG33401. Bast lion plaque; 50 mm, dark grey mold formed from stone paste; head of facing lion with the lion features of Bast are quite clear; chip on chin, Choice, mounted on a black lucite base; $400.00 (Ä356.00)


Roman, Bronze Handle, 4th - 5th Century A.D.

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The style exhibits central European influence, perhaps Gaul, Goth or Germanic.
AA59778. Roman bronze handle, 1.7 inches; terminus in the form of a bird with detail on both sides, nice; from an New Jersey collection, $195.00 SALE PRICE $176.00


Roman, Bronze Bird Fibula, c. 3rd - 5th Century A.D.

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AS61829. Roman fibula; cf. Hattatt BOA 1156 - 1159; 1.25 inches, pin missing; from a New Jersey collection, c. 3rd - 5th century A.D.; $190.00 SALE PRICE $171.00


Roman, Bronze Finial, 1st - 2nd Century A.D.

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From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
AI36073. Bronze finial from a vessel, two opposing swan heads, 3 cm high, some green patina, Average, $60.00 (Ä53.40)







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