• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 318

    A ROMAN BRONZE APOLLO KITHAROIDOS

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BRONZE APOLLO KITHAROIDOS
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Standing with weight on left leg, right leg bent at the knee, holding a plectrum in lowered right hand, wearing a crescentic diadem in his luxuriantly curling hair, bound in a chignon at the nape of his neck, with long tendrils falling down both shoulders, mounted
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Bavarian private collection, 1960s.