London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A ROMAN BRONZE STATUETTE OF VENUS
1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
Of 'Capitoline' type, finely modelled, standing naked with weight on her left leg, wearing broad diadem with palmette and rosettes in her hair which is centrally parted, swept up at the sides and bound in a chignon at the back, mounted
9¾ in. (25 cm.) high
English private collection; acquired in the early 1960s by the late Eric Korner, Esq.
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