Roman bronze wine jug

R67

£450.00

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A bronze trefoil-lipped wine jug, the lip decorated with cast ovolo patterns.

Culture:
Roman, 1st Century BC – 1st Century AD

Size:
15.6 x 12.1 cms

Condition:
The handle is ancient but replaced from another similar vessel during the 19th Century with the addition of a screw below the rim. The base of the neck has been damaged due to compression in the ground.

Provenance:
Ex. private collection, Sussex, UK; acquired 1930’s from a Swiss archaeologist and thence by descent.

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