Imperial Roman Bronze Statue of Draped Venus

holding a pomegranate, on original base.

2nd - 3rd Centuries AD

Height: 21.6 cm. (8 1/2 in.)

#1603

ex: Private collection, 1997.

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Women in Ancient Art (New York, 1997) (front & back covers)

Comparandum: Kozloff, A & Mitten, D; The Gods Delight. The Human Figure in Classical Bronze (Cleveland, 1988) no.65 Oliver, Andrew ; Silver for the Gods. 800 Years of Greek & Roman Silver (Toldeo, 1977) no.103 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston acc. no. 1994.352