Seller: hix.antiquitatis (705) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282083966627 Details: Greek Bronze Simpulum An ancient Greek bronze sacrificial ladle, or simpulum, with a long slender handle terminating in a duck bill. Ca. 4th-2nd century BC. Length: 19 1/4 in. (48.5 cm). Intact. Confer for a similar example from Warrior's Tomb 227 at Chairomonte San Pasquale: A. Bottini, Armi, gli Strumenti della Guerra in Lucania, (1993), p. 100, no. 5. Formerly in a French private collection. #3575 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.