Large Bronze Applique of a Goddess

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st-2nd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 16.3 cm high
Price: 8 200 Euro
Ref: 3271
Provenance: Basler private collection, acquired in the 1970s to 1980s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Large, magnificent applique of a crowned goddess. She has her hair parted in the centre, on each side three thick curled braids cascading into her neck. The goddess wears a splendid diadem with a central medallion. Her face with a straight, pointy nose, her mouth slightly open, her eyes between thick lids possibly once had silver inlays. The neck is long and thin. This magnificent applique once possibly crowned an important Roman furniture. Mounted.