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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 175

    A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF THE GODDESS CONCORDIA

    2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF THE GODDESS CONCORDIA
    2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Seated with right leg extended, a phiale in her outstretched right hand, wearing a diadem with hair drawn back into a low chignon on her shoulders, with chiton elaborately tied at the waist and himation over her left shoulder and across her lap, mounted
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high


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    Cf. K. Gschwantler, Bronzen aus der Antikensammlung, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1986, p. 165, no. 304, for similar seated figure of Concordia.

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    Provenance

    French private collection, acquired at auction, Saint-Germain-en-Lay, France, in 1985.