• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 307

    A GREEK BRONZE HEAD OF ALEXANDER

    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREEK BRONZE HEAD OF ALEXANDER
    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
    His wavy hair brushed forward from the crown, gazing upwards and to the left, a tang on the underside, mounted
    2 in. (5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sold Bonhams, London, 12 December 1995.


    Literature

    Art of the Ancient World, vol. IX, 1997, no. 41.