Lot 6753

Two Roman chapes, 2nd - 3rd century

Works of Art, Antiquities | O86kua | Online auction | 905 Lots

Hammer price € 950

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Description

A 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?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 905 lots. The auction starts on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am. The pre-sale view will take place from 2.12. until 5.12.2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).