Statue(s) (1) - Peter - Aesculapius Roman God of Medicine

Statue(s) (1) - Peter - Aesculapius Roman God of Medicine
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This old and massive statuette depicts Aesculapius (Asclepius), the Roman God of Medicine, his stick under the right armpit.
Wrapped around the stick, the snake comes as if to seize the egg that Aesculapius holds in his right hand.
The artist of the period was faithfully inspired by the original Carthaginian statue, dating from the second century AD, made of marble.

It seems that this item has undergone a period restoration (see the details in the photographs)
The stone is brownish in some places and has some minor alterations due to its age (especially the tip of the nose - photo 9)

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Via Colissimo La Poste in France

Shipped via Mondial Relay to: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom.

Via Colissimo International La Poste to the rest of the world.

Lot details
No. of items
Peter - Aesculapius Roman God of Medicine
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
35×9×13 cm
2700 g
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