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ARTEMIS GALLERY Roman Cast Bronze Statuette - Proud Eagle

CAD 7,973.35 or Best Offer 10d, 14-Day Returns

Seller: artemisgallery (669) 100%, Location: Louisville, CO, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 381849027750 Roman Cast Bronze Statuette - Proud Eagle Roman Empire, 1st to 2nd century CE. A stunning cast figurine of a standing eagle with raised head and meticulous feather detailing to the head, chest and wings. In ancient Rome the eagle had a powerful military association and would oftentimes bronze eagles would be used as a staff finial and would lead armies into war. To quote a piece of historical fiction set in Roman Britain entitled The Eagle of the Ninth (Rosemary Sutcliff, 1954), "Eagle lost, honor lost; honor lost, all lost." Richly symbolic! Size: 3"H (7.5 cm) #101948 Condition: Intact and near choice, very minor nicks to edges of tail feathers and wing. Provenance: Ex-private East Coast, USA collection. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. All items come with a Certificate of Authenticity

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