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1st - 2nd Century AD
Size: 17cm high, 6.5cm wide, 2.5cm deep – 6¾ ins high, 2½ ins wide, 1 ins deep
See: Finch & Co catalogue no. 18, item no. 80, for a Roman Bronze furniture mount
cf: Masterpieces of Ivory from the Walters Art Gallery. Richard H Randall, Jr.; catalogue no. 60, Bust of Alexander the Great that once ornamented a couch.
With thanks to Paul Roberts of the British Museum for his assistance in the dating of this piece