An 18th century statue of JUNO cut out of stone: naked with a shawl and with an eagle alighted on her right arm; 1. 48 m high + matching solid stone socle of 0. 86 m high. Origin: the private collection of Lord Lloyd-Webber, Sydmonton Court, Newbury
Dimensions: Total height : +/- 2.35 m
Condition: Fingers on 1 hand restored. General good condition.
JUNO is an old-Italian goddess, tutelary deity of women, of marriage and birth, and worshipped as such under many titles such as: Virginalis (= of the virgin), Matronalis (= of the married woman), Iugalis (= of the marriage), Pronuba (= caretaker of the bride), Lucina (= the one who brings light) etc.