|ROMAN BRONZE VESSEL HANDLE WITH MASK OF DIONYSOS
The vertical element decorated in relief with a laurel branch including silvered berries and terminating in a mask of the veiled and bearded Dionysos; silvered eyes.
Ex Maurice Berard collection, France; R. B. collection, Darien, CT., acquired from Royal-Athena in 1990.
1st Century BC/AD
H. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm.)