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Roman - Zeus - Bronze Statuette

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 520

Estimate
GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,530 - 6,790
USD ($) 5,580 - 8,370
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £4,600

ROMAN - ZEUS - BRONZE STATUETTE

Circa 2nd century AD. A solid cast bronze statuette of Zeus, superbly modelled; the laureate and bearded figure standing with one leg slightly bent, holding in his right hand a thunderbolt while his left hand is raised and pierced to accept a spear (lost in antiquity), with a cloak looped over his left shoulder and a belt around the waist; the musculature very well defined. 130mm tall; 330 grams.

Condition
Very fine, undamaged and with pleasing patina.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
Cf. BM Collections; cf; Guildhall Collections.

Footnotes
A dramatically posed and very well executed piece with considerable presence.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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