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LOT 0081

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,830 - 8,170
USD ($) 6,450 - 9,030

Opening Bid
£4,050 (EUR 4,725; USD 5,224) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Roman Fortuna Lamp

1st century BC-1st century AD

A bronze figure of Fortuna standing in a draped stola with clasps to the shoulder(s) and band beneath the breasts; sandalled feet resting on a cruciform base; carefully dressed hair with tiara; left hand supporting a cornucopia with grapes and foliage; headdress developing to a cup supporting an urn with carinated body and flared mouth, radiating lobes to the rim, central spike within. 1.9 kg, 31cm (12 1/4"). Fair condition; one arm of the base absent, crack above the feet, urn detached.

Provenance
From an important central London collection formed since the mid 1960s; thence by descent.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

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