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LOT 0276

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,370 - 3,550
USD ($) 2,540 - 3,800

ROMAN BRONZE HERCULES STATUETTE
1ST-2ND CENTURY AD
4 1/2" (291 grams, 11.5cm).

A cast figurine of Hercules produced in Roman Italy, resting after completing the Twelve Labours, standing nude, modelled in the round on a flat 8-shaped base; bearded and with tousled hair, the right fist clenched at the hip, left hand resting on the club with lionskin mantle draped over it.

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s.

CONDITION