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LOT 0108

Estimate
GBP (£) 9,000 - 12,000
EUR (€) 10,320 - 13,750
USD ($) 11,620 - 15,490

Opening Bid
£9,000 (EUR 10,315; USD 11,621) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Roman Large Dancing Cupid Statuette

1st century BC-1st century AD

A large hollow-formed bronze figure of Cupid (Greek Eros) advancing nude with left upper arm extended forward and right arm extended to the rear, one remaining wing to the shoulder, hair in curled hanks; rear of the head formed to accept an absent hinged cover; mounted on a custom-made stand. 1.3 kg, 27cm including stand (10 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; acquired London art market, 1970-1980.

Literature
Cf. Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, item 112 for type.


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

Viewing from noon Thursday 22nd Nov. 2018
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Friday 23rd Nov. 2018 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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Saturday 24th Nov. 2018 (Day 2)
Lots 700 - 1361
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