View 1 of Lot 65. A Roman Marble Figure of Zeus, circa 2nd Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 65. A Roman Marble Figure of Zeus, circa 2nd Century A.D..
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A Roman Marble Figure of Zeus, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

A Roman Marble Figure of Zeus, circa 2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Marble Figure of Zeus, circa 2nd Century A.D.

Estimate:

30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot sold:

37,800

GBP

A Roman Marble Figure of Zeus

circa 2nd Century A.D.


seated on a throne with turned legs and holding the thunderbolt in his lap in his left hand, the right arm formerly raised, and wearing sandals and himation draped over his left shoulder and around his lower body; no restorations.

Height 33 cm.

private collection, Geneva, acquired in the late 1940s/early 1950s
Genève Enchères, Geneva, December 10th, 2015, no. 752, illus.
acquired at the above sale

For related figures of seated Zeus see LIMC, vol. 8, p. 427f., nos. 39-51, pls. 269ff., also see http://arachne.uni-koeln.de/item/objekt/16745.