RARE ROMAN CENSOR INTAGLIO

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RARE ROMAN CENSOR INTAGLIO

Period / Age: Late 1st Century B.C. - Early 1st Century A.D.

Provenance: Private Swiss collection 1970-1980s; thence by descent from the family in London Private English collection

Dimensions:

Height: 1.5cm

During the Roman era, a censor was a magistrate whose duties as a register of citizens and their property were substantially expanded to involve ethical behaviour and oversight of senatorial rolls.

Iconography with a coiled serpent, tripod censor, and other items. This exquisite and historically relevant iconography is worthy of a museum.

CONDITION: Good condition. With a few chips, but no damage to the iconography, at all. The item is described to the best of our knowledge. Please refer to the pictures and email with any questions.