A silver spoon with delicate openwork D-shaped volute neck, the handle with baluster detailing and knop finial. The bowl is stamped with the legend “VTEREFELIX”, a good luck message ie 'use (this) with good fortune'.
Supplied with metal display stand.
Very Fine condition; complete and intact.
3rd-4th century AD.
Cf. Riha, E. & Stern, W.B. Die Römischen Löffel aus Augst und Kaiseraugst, Forschungen in Augst 5, Augst, 1982, item 276.
Provenance: Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
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VAT no: 337067888 / Margin scheme - second hand goods
- Ancient Roman
- Spoon with Inscription
- 13.1×2.9×1.3 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- Circa 3rd AD.
- Good Condition, See Photo