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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 52

    A PARTHIAN BRONZE SEATED MALE FIGURE

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PARTHIAN BRONZE SEATED MALE FIGURE
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    On an integral rectangular plinth with raised feet, seated on an X-form folding stool, a column behind, wearing boots, a long-sleeved pleated garment to just above the knees, and a mantle draped across his chest and over his left arm, his arms extended before him, the hands cupped, adorned with a laurel wreath and a knobbed crown
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner circa 1980.


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    This lot may not be exported out of the United States without first receiving an export license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NORTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTOR