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Scarce & Appealing Roman Bronze Votive Horse with Silver Wrapping
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1412064
1412064


Apolonia Ancient Art
305-785-5315



$1,875.00 

This scarce and appealing Roman bronze horse dates circa 2nd-3rd century A.D., and is approximately 2.7 inches high, by 2.75 inches long. This complete piece is a standing bronze horse that has one raised front right leg, and the head is slightly tilted to the right. There is also a raised crown seen between both raised ears, and this may designate this horse as a regal mount such as the famous horse from antiquity, Bucephalus. The piece offered here may have been intended to represent... Click for details

Mint Quality Roman Glass Jug with Exceptional Encrusted Patina
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1406805
1406805


Apolonia Ancient Art
305-785-5315



$2,365.00 

This mint quality and scarce Roman glass jug dates to the 1st-2nd century A.D., and is approximately 4.5 inches high, by 4.1 inches in diameter. This attractive glass vessel has a thick single strap handle applied below the lip, and has seven concentric circles that run around the main body of the vessel. These concentric circles were added as a measuring indicator, and was an an aid in determining the amount of liquid that was remaining in the vessel. These lines were ground into the surface... Click for details

Roman Bronze Oil Lamp with Greek Inscription
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1394342
3320


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



$1,750 

Roman Bronze Oil Lamp with Greek Inscription, ca 1st - 2nd Century CE. 1 1/2" x 4" x 2". With repair to nozzle as seen in images. Otherwise in excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. Some of the earliest lamps, dating to the Upper Paleolithic, were stones with depressions in which animal fats were likely burned as a source of light. Shells, such as conch or oyster, were also employed as lamps, and even may have served as the prototype for early lamp forms. Clay lamps appeared... Click for details

Roman Bronze Forepart of a Leaping Lion
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1392046
3306


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



$1,750 

Roman Bronze Forepart of a Leaping Lion, ca. 63 BCE - 330 CE. 1 3/4" x 1 1/8" x 2 1/2", on stand 2 3/4" high. Loss as seen in images, but otherwise in excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Cultural depictions of lions are known in European, African and Asian countries. The lion has been an important symbol to humans for tens of thousands of years. The earliest graphic representations feature lions as organized hunters with great strength, strategies, and skills. In later... Click for details

Roman, North African, Red Clay, Mold of Two Lions
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1392036
3305


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



$1,200 

Roman, North African, Terracotta, Red Clay, Mold of Two Lions, 1st Century CE. 2 1/2" diameter, on custom stand 4 1/2" high. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. The designation 'fine wares' is used by archaeologists for Roman pottery intended for serving food and drink at table, as opposed to pots designed for cooking and food preparation, storage, transport and other purposes. Although there were many types of fine pottery, for example, drinking vessels in very delicate and thin-walled wares,... Click for details

Large Roman Oil Lamp with Griffin
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1391520
3297


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



$500 

Extemely Large Roman (North African) Oil Lamp with Griffin Motif, ca. 4th Century CE. 2" x 3 1/2" x 5", and in excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Avia. Mold made with ring base and flat elongated knob handle. Collection number on reverse. This is an extremely lovely and large lamp. The griffin was a favorite decorative motif in the ancient Middle Eastern and Mediterranean lands. Probably originating in the Levant in the 2nd millennium BCE, the griffin had spread throughout... Click for details

Roman Bronze Reclining Lion
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1391461
3293


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



$3,500 

Roman Bronze Reclining Figure of a Lion, ca. 2nd - 3rd Century CE. 1 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 1 1/2", on stand 2 1/2" high. In excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Cultural depictions of lions are known in European, African and Asian countries. The lion has been an important symbol to humans for tens of thousands of years. The earliest graphic representations feature lions as organized hunters with great strength, strategies, and skills. In later depictions of human cultural... Click for details

Roman Bronze Head of a Young Lion, Attachment, Protome
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1391460
3292


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



$1,500 

Roman Bronze Head of a Young Lion, attachment, protome, 2nd - 3rd Century CE. Finely incised with pleasing face and long fangs. In excellent condition, 1 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 2", on stand height is 3". Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Lions have been celebrated throughout history for their courage and strength. They once roamed most of Africa and parts of Asia and Europe. Today they are found only in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, except for one very small population of Asian lions that survives in... Click for details

Roman Bronze Head of a Lion, Attachment, Protome
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1391459
3291


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



$900 

Roman Bronze Head of a Lion, attachment, protome, 2nd - 3rd Century CE. Finely incised with pleasing face and open mouth. In excellent condition, 7/8" x 7/8" x 7/8", on stand height is 2 1/2". Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Lions have been celebrated throughout history for their courage and strength. They once roamed most of Africa and parts of Asia and Europe. Today they are found only in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, except for one very small population of Asian lions that survives in... Click for details

Roman Bronze Head of a Lion, Attachment, Protome
Roman : Imperial Pre AD 1000: item #1391457
3290


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



$1,200 

Roman Bronze Head of a Lion, attachment, protome, 2nd - 3rd Century CE. Finely incised with pleasing face and curly mane. In excellent condition, 1 1/8" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/8", on stand height is 3 3/4". Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Lions have been celebrated throughout history for their courage and strength. They once roamed most of Africa and parts of Asia and Europe. Today they are found only in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, except for one very small population of Asian lions that survives in... Click for details

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