Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu (24 November 2020)

Date of Auction: 24th November 2020

Unsold

Estimate: £460 - £500

A Roman bronze mount of a bust of Minerva, 2nd century AD., the head worked in the round, facing front with hair swept back covering the ears and wearing a bifid-crested plumed helmet, wearing on the body a cuirass with a v-shaped opening and an Aegis in the centre, height 7.5cm, width 4.1cm. £460-£500

Footnote

From a UK collection.
Minerva was the goddess of wisdom and war and was the daughter of Jupiter.