27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
AN ETRUSCAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HERAKLES
CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
The nude hero with lionskin draped over his raised left arm; and another bronze figure of Herakles, similiar, with lionskin draped across extended left arm, circa 3rd Century B.C., both mounted
4½ in. (11.5 cm.) and 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high respectively (2)
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American private collection; acquired from Faustus Ancient Art Ltd, London, 1990 (item one); and from Christie's London, 1980s (item two).
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