A gold 'pyxis' trinket box estimated at £5000-7000 at Pax Romana Auctions in Bloomsbury, London.

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Gallery and auction house Pax Romana Auctions in Bloomsbury, London, is selling this Roman gold example from c.100AD. It features a carved bone edge to the lip, geometric motifs and is attached to the filigree patterned lid with a chain.

Formerly from a London collection amassed between 1960-2000, the vessel is estimated at £5000-7000 in a sale of ancient art, coins and antiquities ending on May 17.