GUILDED SILVER ‘TRUMPET’ ROUNDEL APPLIQUE

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GUILDED SILVER ‘TRUMPET’ ROUNDEL APPLIQUE

Circular shape with central guilded trumpet roundel showing mythological scene of the she-wolf suckling the twins Romulus and Remus, founders of the city Rome. Elaborate openwork ‘triple-trumpet’ rim in silver; reverse flattened with eight pins for attachment as decorative element

Ex priv. coll. H.v.H, Netherlands, formerly priv. coll. S. B., England, acq. before 2000
Diam. 6,5 cm. Mounted on black stand

1st-2nd cent. AD

 12.500

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