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Roman Bronze Mercury Statuette

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 418

Estimate
GBP (£) 90 - 120
EUR (€) 100 - 140
USD ($) 130 - 170
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £161

ROMAN BRONZE MERCURY STATUETTE

1st-2nd century AD. A cast figurine of a naked male, probably Mercury, wearing a pointed cap with winged projections, a baldric across his right shoulder, a drawstring purse symbolising wealth in his extended right hand, supporting a curved object in his left (perhaps a lyre); his feet attached to the circular base. 18 grams, 46 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition, complete.

Provenance
Found Bedfordshire, England.

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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