7 July 1998
A BRONZE FIGURE OF THE BATHING VENUS
AFTER THE ANTIQUE, ITALIAN, 17TH CENTURY
With a dolphin at her feet; on an circular bronze socle.
Dark brown patina with brassy high points.
7.5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) high
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A bronze statuette of Venus attaching her Sandal of the same model, with minor differences, was sold in these rooms on 26th April 1976. Although a fairly common model, the arm-bands on the present bronze are an unusual feature.
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