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Auction archive: Lot number 455

A LATE HELLENISTIC OR ROMAN BRONZE FULCRUM TERMINAL

Auction 08.06.2004
8 Jun 2004
Estimate
US$25,000 - US$35,000
Price realised:
US$38,240
Auction archive: Lot number 455

A LATE HELLENISTIC OR ROMAN BRONZE FULCRUM TERMINAL

Auction 08.06.2004
8 Jun 2004
Estimate
US$25,000 - US$35,000
Price realised:
US$38,240
Beschreibung:

A LATE HELLENISTIC OR ROMAN BRONZE FULCRUM TERMINAL CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. With Venus in high relief but for her torso which is rendered in the round, the goddess depicted seated, presumably on a rock, her toes projecting over the edge of the terminal, the goddess wearing a himation draped around her legs and splaying out to either side, its folds beautifully delineated, her nude torso subtly twisting and leaning slightly forward, an attribute once held in her right hand, her hair center parted and tied in a chignon, her eyes articulated 7¾ in. (19.2 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 455
Auction:
Datum:
8 Jun 2004
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

A LATE HELLENISTIC OR ROMAN BRONZE FULCRUM TERMINAL CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. With Venus in high relief but for her torso which is rendered in the round, the goddess depicted seated, presumably on a rock, her toes projecting over the edge of the terminal, the goddess wearing a himation draped around her legs and splaying out to either side, its folds beautifully delineated, her nude torso subtly twisting and leaning slightly forward, an attribute once held in her right hand, her hair center parted and tied in a chignon, her eyes articulated 7¾ in. (19.2 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 455
Auction:
Datum:
8 Jun 2004
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center
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