A Roman bronze bust of Zeus
Lot 89*
A Roman bronze bust of Zeus
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,349) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman bronze bust of Zeus
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Hollow-cast with full curly beard and long wavy hair falling on the shoulders, the head slightly turned to the right, wearing a draped tunic with a mantle folded over the left shoulder, the bust emerging from an acanthus stemmed foot, 5¼in (13.5cm) high, mounted


  • Provenance:
    Canadian private collection, acquired in the late 1970s.
    Edward J. Smith Collection, Weehawken, New Jersey, USA.
Lot symbols
  1. Madeleine Perridge
    Specialist - Antiquities
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8226
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8283