Roman bronze and iron Knife on Column Handle 1st-4th century AD. Lion Head Terminal Composed of a single-edged iron blade and bronze hilt square with rounded edges in section, Bronze handle terminating in an animated lion's head, ears pinned back, nose thrust forwards, mouth slightly open, evocative eyes. Interesting linear notches to blade back. 69 grams. 6 1/4 inches long. CONDITION: Fine antique condition. Even malachite green patina to hilt. Historic corrosion and notches to cutting edge of blade commensurate with age. Very sound. FREE UK DELIVERY We ship to the EU, USA, Australia, New Zealand. PLEASE CALL FOR A SHIPPING PRICE BEFORE PURCHASING. Comes with information sheet and display stand. Comes with our usual 10 day refund guarantee.

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