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LOT 0082

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,330 - 3,500
USD ($) 2,580 - 3,870

Opening Bid
£1,350 (EUR 1,575; USD 1,741) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Roman Statuette of Mars

1st-2nd century AD

A bronze figure of Mars in full military array including crested helmet, lorica segmentata cuirass, tunic with elbow-length sleeves and knee-length skirt, calf-length military boots, left hand in open pose (to grip the rim of a shield?) and right hand raised, open to grasp a weapon or vexillum military standard; mounted on a tubular finial with two substantial attachment loops. 382 grams, 20cm (8"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Dutch gentleman; formerly in an old collection formed in the 1970s.


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

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