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LOT 0271

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,780 - 2,370
USD ($) 1,920 - 2,550

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

A bronze figurine of Hercules, 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 UK in the early 1970s.

CONDITION