A cast bronze lion’s head with engraved decoration and holding a ring handle in its mouth.
Roman, 2nd or 3rd Century AD
15.5 x 12.2 cms including ring handle, 12.2 cms diameter of lion
Intact as shown in the photographs
Ex. private collection, Connecticut, USA. Acquired in 1979 from the earlier collection of Eugene and Elizabeth Miles, USA.
Accompanied by a photograph, description card and appraisal by Harmer Rooke (USA), dated February 1992.