Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu (24 November 2020)

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Date of Auction: 24th November 2020

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Estimate: £260 - £300

A Roman bronze handle mount, 2nd century AD., modelled as a bust of Oceanus, with crab claw horns and a heavy drooping moustache, height 5.4cm, width 3cm. £260-£300

Condition Report

In very fine condition with a mottled green and brown patina.

Footnote

Oceanus was one of the Titans who controlled the rivers and fresh waters and represented the sea.