Bronze Attachment with a Bust of an African

Culture: Roman
Period: 3rd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 5.4 cm x 4.5 cm
Price: 1 800 Euro
Ref: 3179
Provenance: Austrian private collection Norbert Maly, thence collection K., Vienna.
Condition: Intact with beautiful patina.
Description: Hollow bronze attachment with a massive bronze bust of an African wearing a chocker with medallions of a slave. Thick locks framing the roundish face. The eyes are large with punched pupils. Neck, chest and shoulders are muscular. The end of the bust marks a folded bronze collar. On the back an extension with a drill for suspension for possibly a furniture. Bronze casting with cold work. Mounted.