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Ancient Grecco-Roman Bronze Figure of Isis/ Aphrodite from Second Century B C
This fine ancient bronze statue of Isis/Aphrodite, a syncretistic goddess of Hellenistic origin combines, the Egyptian goddess Isis with the Greek goddess Aphrodite. Created between the second century BC and the first century AD. This figure is based on the great figures of the goddess Aphrodite produced in a classical style of the 4th century BC inspired by the Aphrodite of Cindos modeled by Praxiteles which was considered by Pliny the Elder to be one of the finest statues in the world at the time. The combination of the goddesses is seen in the Fine Greek proportion of the buttock, hips and the facial features the very essence of the classical female figure combined with the diadem and sistrum of the Egyptian goddess. In this figure, the goddess is shown standing nude with her weight on her left leg and her right arm bent at the elbow, with hand raised to hold the sistrum. This object comes with detailed photocopies of the purchase papers and information from the seller to the buyer and is shown on that firm's website in archived material as having been sold by the firm who has an international reputation. Condition Disclosure: While we do our best to carefully inspect and give a full report on the condition of any item we sell, pointing out any repairs or alterations that may had been done to the best of our knowledge, as is the case with any antique and vintage item, there is a possibility that at some point in the life of the piece that there may have been damaged which has been professionally repaired and as such a repair undetectable it is therefore impossible for us to disclose... we recommend that you also read and agree to the 1st dibs user agreement, particularly sections 9, 13,15, 18, 19 and 27
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture2nd Century BC - 1st Century BC
- Materials and Techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 11 in. x W 5 in. x D 3 in.H 27.94 cm x W 12.7 cm x D 7.62 cm
- Seller LocationHudson, NY
- Reference NumberLU811313033012
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