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Bronze Distaff

NZD $300

SKU: Distaff Category:


Bronze distaff with a ring at one end
and a decorated bird (dove?) at the other

1st-3rd Century AD

Length:  21cms

Condition:  Complete, pleasing

A distaff is a tool used in the spinning of wool
See Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no.74.51.5692 for similar example.