IMPERIAL ROMAN CAST BRONZE FIGURE OF VENUS ANADYOMENE

Venus stands on her original bronze spool shaped pedestal. Reattached to pedestal, minor repair to the drapery.

Eastern Empire, 2nd–3rd Century AD

25 x 9.1 cm (9 7/8 x 3 5/8")

#5698

Ex: Near Eastern private collection, 1977. Thence by descent to a private London collection, 1985. With United Kingdom import documents.

Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII. (London, 2019) p.34, back cover

Comparanda: Brinkerhoff, Dericksen M. ; Hellenistic statues of Aphrodite. Studies in the history of their stylistic development (New York, 1978) pl.XXXVII (Louvre MA 3079) Boucher, Stéphanie; Vienne. bronzes antiques (Paris, 1971) pp.50-51, no.12