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Lot 139 - Web Auction 235

Starting price:
800,00 GBP
Price realized:
1.900,00 GBP

Roman-Provincial basalt Statue of Eros; 2nd - 3rd century AD; height cm 44. A young naked standing figure sculpted in the Roman Province of Syria, therefore characterized by an orientalizing taste: the left arm, fold on his chest, is encircled by an armilla; the body has prominent belly, tapering legs and on the rear attached wing remainder. Provided with museal stand.

Provenance. Property of an Italian Noble family since 1980s; sold with an export licence issued by the Republic of Italy.


Lot status:
Auction closed