Life-size Bronze Hand of a Woman

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 22.5 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 3364
Provenance: French private collection Josette and Théo Schulmann, acquired between 1960 and 1970. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: The arm joint with missing parts, otherwise intact of high quality and beautiful, dark green patina.
Description: Very finely and realistically worked out right bronze hand belonging to a life-size statue of a woman or goddess. The finger slightly bent inwards and raised, the thumb stretched outwards. The inside of the hand with finely drawn limbs, wrinkles in the joints, as well as the heart and head line in the hand clench. The nails also diligently accentuated. A fragment of high quality.