A Roman bronze figure of Hercules
Lot 230*
A Roman bronze figure of Hercules
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium
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A Roman bronze figure of Hercules
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
The nude muscular hero stands with his weight on his right leg, the Nemean lion pelt draped over his left shoulder, his club grasped in the left hand, 3½in (8.5cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    The Cyrus Collection. Property of Fay Safani, New York.
    Inherited from Edward Safani, acquired in the 1950s-70s.
    The base with an old German collection label giving the find spot as Carnuntum.
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