Roman pottery winged lion reliefR22
A fragment from a moulded pottery relief decorated with a figure of a winged lion.
Possibly a fragment from a Campana relief.
Roman, 1st Century BC to early 2nd Century AD
10.2 x 18 cms
Fragment with losses as shown, repaired from two pieces
Ex. collection: Sir Nicholas Winton MBE, UK (1909-2015).
Sir Nicholas was an important humanitarian. He was particularly noted for organising the rescue of over 600 children from the Nazis in 1939, part what became known as Kindertransport.