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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 218

    A LATE HELLENISTIC PARCEL-GILT SILVER REPOUSSÉ BUST OF A MALE DEITY

    2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LATE HELLENISTIC PARCEL-GILT SILVER REPOUSSÉ BUST OF A MALE DEITY
    2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    With head turned to his left, wearing laurel wreath, with gilded hair falling in thick ringlets around his face, bearded with long moustache, eyes with articulated pupils, wearing gilded tunic with faint stippling, within remains of a radiate foliate and acanthus leaf border, gilding with chased details, in two sections
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sold Christie's London, 13 May 2003, lot 99.


    Saleroom Notice

    The provenance should read Christie's London, 13 May 2003, lot 252.