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LOT 1461

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GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 660 - 880
USD ($) 740 - 980

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£576 (EUR 636; USD 709) (+bp*)

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Large Roman Fortuna Statuette

1st century BC-2nd century AD

A substantial bronze statuette of standing Fortuna (Greek Tyche) wearing a peplos and loosely draped mantle, silver clasps holding the dress, long hair dressed in curls and pulled back in a chignon with two loose curls falling on the shoulders, holding a cornucopia in her left arm, right arm bent at wrist with open hand to accept rudder. 335 grams, 13cm (5"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Dutch gentleman; formerly in an old Dutch collection formed in the 1970s.