Ancient Roman Large Bronze Lion Head Handle Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Authentic ancient Roman large bronze lion head handle circa 2nd century A.D. Circular in form and cast in high relief, holding a fluted bronze ring within its gaping jaw, teeth bared, the mane rendered in a radiating series of short locks and the face with incised detail.
Pierced with three attachment holes on the perimeter, with remains of the original iron rivets.
DIMENSIONS: High including the ring.19.7 (7 3/4 in).Diameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in). Ring Diameter: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in).
CONDITION: in very good condition with nice green patina. No cracks, restorations, or repairs.