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LOT 0086

Estimate
GBP (£) 12,000 - 17,000
EUR (€) 13,840 - 19,610
USD ($) 15,650 - 22,170

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Roman Hercules with Silver Torc Statuette

2nd century AD

A bronze figure of Hercules standing nude with lionskin mantle to the left shoulder, club supported on the left arm, short hair with filet to the brow and thick beard; twisted silver torc to the neck; standing on a rectangular tiered base with stub legs. 500 grams, 16.5cm (6 1/2"). Fine condition, right hand absent.

Provenance
Property of a central London gallery; formerly with Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 14 May 2003, lot 313; previously acquired on the English art market 1983; accompanied by copies of the relevant Bonhams catalogue pages.

Literature
Cf. Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, item 105 for type.


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

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

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10am : Lots 1 - 660

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363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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