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