Rome

Venus holding an apple and one of her braids - Bronze

Venus holding an apple and one of her braids - BronzeVenus holding an apple and one of her braids - BronzeVenus holding an apple and one of her braids - Bronze

Venus standing on a pedestal, holding an apple and one of her braids.
Bronze. Height 18,2 cm.
1st-2nd century A.D. Roman Empire.
Part of the left braid missing. The round base with the concave hip may not be the original one. Green patina.

Comes from Yakhmour (Lebanon). Acquired in 1877 by Louis de Clercq, published in 1904, p. 61, 79 and pl. 79 from the catalog of his collection by A. de Ridder.

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