A Roman Bronze Patera Cover, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE
A round deep cover with two cross pieces and handle with a drilled hole for suspension.
Dimensions: Length: 6 3/4 inches (17.14 cm), Width: 4 1/4 inches (10.8 cm)
Condition: Intact and in good condition overall.
Provenance: Forming part of the Lenman/Stohlman collection assembled by D.C. socialite Miss Isobel H. Lenman (1845 - 1931), in the early 1900’s. Loaned and accessioned by the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., between 1916 and 1921 where it was exhibited until her death in 1931. Thereafter, the collection was returned to her heirs and sold around 1937 to Dr. Martin Stohlman, remaining with the Stohlman family until 2011. Smithsonian accession number 309218 recorded on the inside.
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