Large Roman solid bronze rein guard for chariot or horse harness fitting in the shape of a Victory laurel wreath.
For centuries, the Roman laurel wreath played a valuable part throughout the Roman empire and was a symbol of victory. Roman emperors and other high-ranking officials wore a laurel wreath as a crown to represent their achievements and status.
Height: 84,6 mm
Width: 58,2 mm
Good solid condition, green patina. Display stand is not included. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images.
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Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-format).
Provenance: private Dutch collection of L.R., acquired late 1980's.
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- Ancient Roman
- Chariot rein guide with Victory Laurel wreath
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1st - 2nd century AD
- Good Condition, See Photo