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Roman/Celtic, bronze of Heracles (Hercules), 1st cent. AD, 8.7cm x 5cm, standing nude muscular male figure with the weight on his right foot, left leg slightly bent to the side, club in right hand, wine cup in left hand with a lion-skin draped over his arm, head facing forward with circular protruding eyes, thick bearded jaw and hair bound in a fillet surmounted with a wreath. Very fine condition with a green patina £400-£600
Sold for £440
Romano-British, enamelled bronze Dragonesque Brooch, of East Brigantian style, c. AD 75-175, 4.3cm x 2cm, flat plate brooch of S-shaped form with expanded body containing a rectangular panel with green enamel enclosing three yellow enamelled lozenge shaped cells; flanking this are large panels of blue enamel of wave form; at each end is a dragon’s head joined to the body by a strut, head with a large ear and a turned up snout, eye with blue en...
Sold for £380
Roman, bronze Atlas, 2nd cent. AD, 8cm x 4.5cm, kneeling nude muscular figure of Atlas holding both arms aloft, the head heavily bearded and with lentoid eyes. Very fine condition with a green patina £200-£240
Sold for £280
Romano-British, bronze Phallic Pendant, 2nd cent. AD, 4.5cm long, moulded in the round with a slightly upwards elongated curving shaft, small rounded knobs on each side forming the testicles; central suspension loop. In fine condition with a light green, slightly pitted, patina £80-£100
Sold for £120
Roman, bronze Bacchus (Dionysus), 1st-2nd cent. AD, 12cm x 8cm, on a circular lead-filled plinth 1.5cm high, standing youthful male figure, nude except for a mantle clasped on his right shoulder which falls to his left hip, his weight on his left leg with right leg extended forwards, musculature well defined, right arm extended downwards, holding the remains of a drinking vessel, left arm extended sideways, wearing a head-dress of vine leaves and...
Sold for £320
Roman, bronze Cupid (Eros), 1st-2nd cent. AD, 8.7cm x 4.6cm, standing nude male figure, weight resting on right leg with left leg drawn back, right arm bent at the elbow and holding a torch, left arm extended forwards holding a bow, a pair of small wings behind his shoulders, head angled slightly right with circular indented eyes, prominent knot of hair above his forehead with curls of hair swept backwards. Very fine condition with a smooth green...
Sold for £500
Roman, bronze Cupid (Eros), 1st-2nd cent. AD, 7.5cm x 7.5cm, young winged boy nude with arms outstretched, left hand held up in playful gesture, being cradled in the right arm of Venus, prominent knot of hair above his forehead with curls of hair either side, arm of Venus socketed for attachment, a rectangular opening for securement in the chest of Cupid. About very fine condition, red/brown patina £140-£180
Sold for £300
Roman, bronze Isis/Fortuna, 1st-2nd cent. AD, 12cm x 5cm, standing female figure wearing a short-sleeved chiton over which a fringed himation is secured by a knot above the right breast, with a long vertical fold at the front, her right arm lowered with a clenched fist, left arm bent at the elbow holding a cornucopia overflowing with fruits, on her head is a crescentic diadem with a modius above, her hair is centre-parted and tied back in a chign...
Sold for £1,000
Roman, bronze Isis/Fortuna, 2nd cent. AD, 7cm x 3cm, standing female wearing a long chiton tied at the front, on her head is a crescent moon with a tall lotus flower, the symbol of Isis, cornucopia in her left hand. Right hand (in which she would have been holding a ship’s rudder) missing, otherwise in fine condition £150-£180
Sold for £400
Roman, bronze Mercury, 2nd cent. AD, 10cm x 6.5cm on a rectangular plinth 1.7cm high, standing nude figure with right leg backwards and left leg bent forwards, right arm stretched sideways holding a dangling purse, left arm held to the side, holding a caduceus surmounted by a pair of wings and two entwined serpents, chlamys falls from left shoulder and hangs below the knee, head with clear facial details, curly hair and wearing a winged helmet. S...
Sold for £1,300
Roman, bronze Venus, 1st-2nd cent. AD, 14cm x 6cm, nude standing figure with weight on her right leg, left leg slightly bent, right arm held forward, left arm bent at the elbow squeezing a ringlet of hair at the shoulder, head tilted slightly right and crowned with a diadem, her hair tied together into a knot behind. Feet missing, otherwise complete, green patina £400-£600
Sold for £420
Roman, redware Juglet, Nabatæn period, 1st cent. AD, 15cm x 9cm, globular body with flared rim, ribbed body and small narrow handle. Very fine condition £200-£300
Sold for £200
Roman, bronze Brooches (4), 1st-3rd cent. AD, viz. Dolphin; Hod Hill with tinned surface; Crossbow early prototype (cf. Hattatt 1673); Gilded Disc with punched decoration, set with a conical black glass centre boss (cf. Hattatt 1647) . All in fine condition, pins missing £70-£90
Sold for £40
Roman, bronze Finger Rings (4), 1st-3rd cent. AD, including a key ring; plain bezel with sloping shoulders; seven sided plain ring . All plain £70-£90
Sold for £50
Roman, bronze artefacts, 1st-2nd cent. AD (8), including Aucissa high-arched bow brooch with name stamped in relief on the head; Hod Hill plate brooch with ribbing decoration; Disc brooch with red enamelled triple spiral or triskeles; Bird pin head; Nail cleaner with bifurcated terminal and suspension loop; Dice; Key handles with openwork design (2) . All fine or better with green patinas £120-£150
Sold for £95
Roman, silver Fibula, 2nd cent. AD, 4cm, P-shaped type complete with pin, together with bronze tweezers, finger rings, pins and buckles [Lot]. Varied state £60-£80
Roman, bronze Hippocampus Plate Brooch, 2nd cent. AD, 2.5cm x 2cm, horse/fish creature facing right with two galloping front legs, at the rear is a large dorsal fin with a curved fin on its back, surface of the body with recessed panels in which some blue enamel remains. Complete with green patina and around 30% of the enamel remaining £120-£150
Sold for £150
Roman, terracotta Oil Lamp, 2nd cent. AD, 8.5cm x 5.7cm, brown glazed with a volute nozzle and a deeply concave discus decorated with a bear running right, filler hole below. Intact, with some areas of concretion £80-£100
Sold for £180
Roman, a bronze Chariot or Cart Fitting, 2nd-3rd cent. AD, 13.5cm x 8.5cm, modelled as a bust of a young man dressed in a paludamentum (a cloak fastened with a circular clasp at the right shoulder), the head moulded in the round with long hair brushed forward, looking straight ahead with large lentoid eyes, silver inlaid pupils and closed mouth, the bust set on a decorated plinth with flaming torches at each side and open at the back with semi-ci...
Sold for £1,400
Roman, bronze Brooches (22), 2nd-3rd cent. AD, various European P-shape types, all complete with pin, several with extended catch plates . Mostly very fine with a green patina £80-£100
Roman, bronze Key Finger Rings (3), 2nd-3rd cent. AD, all with the key bit at right angles to the ring . All intact £70-£90
Sold for £100
Roman, glass Flask, 3rd cent. AD, 9cm x 5.5cm, blue colour with rich iridescence, round bottomed, globular body with single handle, cylindrical neck and wide mouth with a rolled rim. Handle has been reattached, otherwise intact £400-£500
Roman, Pannonian bronze Zoomorphic Brooch, 3rd cent. AD, stylised horse brooch moulded in the round with a coiled spring, the catchplate forming the front legs. In very fine condition with a light green patina, complete with pin £40-£50
Sold for £55
Roman, gold Finger Ring, 3rd-4th cent., internal diam. 1.2cm, oval bezel set with a concave garnet intaglio engraved with a butterfly alighting on a fountain, on one side of the bezel is an attached loop for a chain. In very fine condition with slight wear to the intaglio £200-£260
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