Auction 85 - Antiquities sessione unica
lunedì 14 dicembre 2020 ore 14:00 (UTC +01:00)
ARCHAIC BRONZE STATUETTE OF HERAKLES 5th - 4th century BC
ARCHAIC BRONZE STATUETTE OF HERAKLES
5th - 4th century BC
height cm 10
A standing Heracles with left leg flexed and slightly advanced; the right arm raised originally helding club; the Nemean lion's skin cloack surrounds his head and wraps around left arm. Some pieces missing, but of excellent style and with an untouched green patina. Provenance: English private collection, acquired by the current owner in Germany before 2000s.