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ROMAN BRITAIN, FROM AD43 TO AD410

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R-1132

Romano British bronze figure of the goddess Venus circa 1st century AD. A large early bronze figure of the Roman goddess of love, Venus. Here she is shown naked with right arm outstretched and the left raised. The weight is to the right leg with the left bent forwards. She wears a head dress and has crude facial features and small breasts indicating a young woman. The figure although crude, is very well modeled. The surface has a good green patina generally and is slightly pitted with age. A rare opportunity to acquire this large Roman bronze figure not usually seen outside of museum collections. The item was discovered in the Chiltern Hills area of south Oxfordshire UK during the mid-20th century. From an old English collection.

Size: 12.5 x 5 cms

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R-1132

£850.00

Romano British bronze figure of the goddess Venus circa 1st century AD. A large early bronze figure of the Roman goddess of love, Venus. Here she is shown naked with right arm outstretched and the left raised. The weight is to the right leg with the left bent forwards. She wears a head dress and has crude facial features and small breasts indicating a young woman. The figure although crude, is very well modeled. The surface has a good green patina generally and is slightly pitted with age. A rare opportunity to acquire this large Roman bronze figure not usually seen outside of museum collections. The item was discovered in the Chiltern Hills area of south Oxfordshire UK during the mid-20th century. From an old English collection.

Size: 12.5 x 5 cms


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R-1133

Roman base of a Samian ware bowl 1st century AD. Base of a form 38 Samian ware bowl bearing the potters stamp Verinus F. This potter is known to have owned a workshop at Rheinzaben East Gaul [France] famous for its Samian ware. His wares date from the late 1st century AD. This pot would have been of high status, and like much Samian ware would have been brought over to Britain during Roman times almost 2000 years ago. This shard was found at the famous British Roman site of Verulamium [St.Albans] Hertfordshire UK.

Size: 7.5 x 6.5 cms

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R-1133

£50.00

Roman base of a Samian ware bowl 1st century AD. Base of a form 38 Samian ware bowl bearing the potters stamp Verinus F. This potter is known to have owned a workshop at Rheinzaben East Gaul [France] famous for its Samian ware. His wares date from the late 1st century AD. This pot would have been of high status, and like much Samian ware would have been brought over to Britain during Roman times almost 2000 years ago. This shard was found at the famous British Roman site of Verulamium [St.Albans] Hertfordshire UK.

Size: 7.5 x 6.5 cms


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R-1136

Roman pottery bowl circa 4th century AD. A pottery bowel with curved sides and an angled rim. Some small chips around the rim otherwise intact as shown. Roman North African colonies. Ex: private collection Spalding, Lincolnshire, UK.

Size: 12.4 x 3.8 cms

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R-1136

£98.00

Roman pottery bowl circa 4th century AD. A pottery bowel with curved sides and an angled rim. Some small chips around the rim otherwise intact as shown. Roman North African colonies. Ex: private collection Spalding, Lincolnshire, UK.

Size: 12.4 x 3.8 cms


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