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LOT 0128

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GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,780 - 7,170
USD ($) 4,870 - 7,310

Opening Bid
£3,600 (EUR 4,304; USD 4,385) (‡+bp*)

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ROMAN STATUETTE OF DIONYSUS
2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

A bronze statuette modelled in the round as the god Dionysus standing nude looking right, his weight placed on his right leg, facial features, muscular torso and genitals rendered in a semi-naturalistic fashion, the god holding a drinking horn in his right hand, his left hand gesturing towards the vessel; accompanied by a custom-made display stand. 4 1/2 in. (276 grams total, 11.4cm including stand).

PROVENANCE:
Ex private European collection.
Private collection, acquired 2001.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11317-189889.

CONDITION