Lot 280: Roman Mouse with Nut Statuette
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-2nd century AD. A bronze figurine of a mouse nibbling a nut held in its forepaws, on a tongue-shaped base. Cf. Rolland, H. Bronzes Antiques de Haute Provence, Paris, 1965, items 263-5. 37 grams, 32mm (1 1/4"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine condition.