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Roman Bronze Cosmetic Tweezers

Roman Bronze Cosmetic Tweezers

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The Roman Empire, c. 100-400AD.

Magnificent, complete pair of Roman era cosmetic tweezers modelled in bronze. A single piece of flat bronze is modelled into the tweezer shape, indented to form a loop at the top. The blades are rectangular in section and flare slightly towards the blunt terminals. A fine green patina envelops in layers of mottled russet hues. Good condition. Intact. Age-related wear. Dirt, dust and minimal corrosion. Size approx. 4,6cm x 0,7cm x 0,7cm.

Provenance: Swedish private collection

For a similar examples see:

Tweezers, The British Museum, Accession Number: 1904,0204.71 (

Bronze tweezers, Roman, 199 BCE-500 CE, Science Museum Group, Accession Number: A621895 (

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