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LOT 0105

Estimate
GBP (£) 12,000 - 17,000
EUR (€) 13,750 - 19,480
USD ($) 15,490 - 21,950

Opening Bid
£10,800 (EUR 12,378; USD 13,945) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Roman Statuette of Jupiter with Thunderbolt

2nd-3rd century AD

A bronze statuette of Jupiter (Greek Zeus) standing nude with left leg slightly bent atop a pedestal, right arm lowered holding a thunderbolt to the thigh, left arm bent at the elbow and raised with hand clutched to receive an object, most likely a spear, now lost; cloak draped over the left shoulder and wrapped around the arm; bearded face with wreath to the head; the wreath, eyes, nipples, navel, fingernails and toe-nails accentuated in delicate silver inlay; rectangular pedestal stepped to top and bottom, supported on four feet. 289 grams, 144mm (5 3/4"). Very fine condition. A high quality statue from a central workshop.

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Provenance
Property of a London collector; acquired on the London market, 1990s-2000s.


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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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Lots 700 - 1361
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