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LOT 0172

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,370 - 3,550
USD ($) 2,550 - 3,820

ROMAN BRONZE VENUS STATUETTE
1ST-2ND CENTURY AD
6 1/4" (430 grams, 15.5cm including stand).

A figurine of Venus with her cloak knotted about her waist, hair carefully dressed with two tresses on the shoulders; one leg raised; mounted on a custom-made stand.

PROVENANCE:
From the collection of a medical professional; acquired 1970s.

LITERATURE:
Cf. similar Venus figurine with knotted garment at the waist in the St. Albans Museum, UK.

CONDITION