Vicus Tumbaga Cat Head Ornament

 

11925. Vicus Tumbaga Cat Head Ornament

Circa 100 BC. to 400 AD.

A thick sheet of copper gold allow in the form of a feline face maskette depicted with rounded perked ears, round low relief eyes and nose having perforated nostrils, openwork toothy mouth. Four perforations around the outer rim for attachment.

Size: 4 inches x 3-5/8 inches + custom metal base.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired in the 1970s.

Original Price: $1,650

Special Price: $1,250

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