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Roman Cockerel Statuette

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Roman Cockerel Statuette
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1st-2nd century BC. A bronze figure modelled in the round as a strutting cockerel with an upright posture, feather detailing to the breast, wings and tail plumage, comb and wattle surviving, detailing to the eyes and beak; mounted on a custom-made display stand. 95 grams total, 80cm including stand (3"). London art market, early 1990s. Property of a Middlesex antiquarian, before 1995. The cockerel was an attribute of the god Mercury, and the bird which announced the beginning of a new day.
Condition
Fine condition.
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Roman Cockerel Statuette

Estimate £200 - £300
Feb 23, 2022
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Starting Price £130
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0784: Roman Cockerel Statuette

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Est. £200 - £300Starting Price £130
TimeLine Auctions Antiquities Sale - Day 2
Feb 23, 2022 4:00 AM EST
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Lot 0784 Details

Description
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1st-2nd century BC. A bronze figure modelled in the round as a strutting cockerel with an upright posture, feather detailing to the breast, wings and tail plumage, comb and wattle surviving, detailing to the eyes and beak; mounted on a custom-made display stand. 95 grams total, 80cm including stand (3"). London art market, early 1990s. Property of a Middlesex antiquarian, before 1995. The cockerel was an attribute of the god Mercury, and the bird which announced the beginning of a new day.
Condition
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Fine condition.

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