Lot 882: Iron Age British Celtic God Cernunnos with Snakes Statuette
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-2nd century AD. A bronze bust of the god Cernunnos wearing a crested helmet, dressed in a tunic with long sleeves depending from the raised arms, the face with large almond-shaped eyes and small mouth; right hand extended at shoulder-height. See Ross, A. Pagan Celtic Britain, London, 1967, p.164 for discussion of Cernunnos. 144 grams, 72mm (3"). Ex Bonhams, New Bond Street, London, 5 October 2011, lot 302; found Lincolnshire, UK, 2004.
Condition Report: Fine condition; lower body absent. Extremely rare.