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Roman Bronze Gladiator Statuette

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 420

Estimate
GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,530 - 6,790
USD ($) 5,580 - 8,370
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £3,240 (EUR 3,668; USD 4,521)
ROMAN BRONZE GLADIATOR STATUETTE

1st century AD. A bronze statuette of a retiarius gladiator armed with a net and trident and with the characteristic galerus neck-guard at his shoulder; the figure is bare-headed with shaggy hair, left hand hollowed to accept the model net, in advancing pose; offered with custom stand. 40 grams, 63 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition. Excessively rare.

Provenance
Purchased from a London auction house in the early 1970's.

Footnotes
The retiarius represented the fisherman, and was set against the secutor huntsman.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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