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Roman - Giallo Antico Marble - Statue of Herakles (Hercules)

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 529

Estimate
GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 8,980 - 11,220
USD ($) 10,520 - 13,140
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £7,200 (EUR 8,078; USD 9,464)
ROMAN - GIALLO ANTICO MARBLE - STATUE OF HERAKLES (HERCULES)

Circa 2nd century AD, from North Africa. Herakles shown in his finely depicted lion-skin, the head of the lion-skin hanging over his left arm while he pulls it over his right shoulder and clutches the legs to his chest in his right hand; holding in his left hand a bowl once containing the apples of Hesperides and his club resting by his relaxed left leg; the torso and legs well-muscled, with well defined bare feet. 63 cm.

Condition
Fine; head and apples (from bowl) missing and some localised chipping.

Provenance
Ex Bonhams Sale 11597, Lot 219 (from an old English collection).

Footnotes
The back of the piece with a rectangular recessed slot, continuing down to the heels, suggesting that the statue was possibly an architectural fixture.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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