Bronze figure of Minerva.
|Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1454. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009.
Sold For $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Roman, 1st-2nd centuries AD. Standing figure of Minerva, holding a modern spear in right hand, left hand at side, wearing high crested helmet, aegis, chiton, and himation. Spear fixed into wooden base. Figure once glued to base, but has since come loose. Height (without base and spear): 10.1 cm. Green and brown patina, some minor surface roughness.