Two Roman chapes, 2nd - 3rd century
Works of Art, Antiquities | O86kua | Online auction | 905 Lots
Hammer price € 950Show related lots
DescriptionA finely crafted knife case fitting with a pelt-shaped end. Broken at the top and expertly restored and reinforced in places. Length 13.8 cm. In addition a pelta-shaped chape with minimal breakouts. Length 5 cm. Cf. L. Berger, Durchbrochene Messerfutteral-Beschläge (Thekenbeschläge) aus Augusta Raurica (August 2002).
Provenance: South German private collection.
Condition: II - Questions about the lot?