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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 141

    A ROMAN BRONZE BUST OF MINERVA

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BRONZE BUST OF MINERVA
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The goddess wearing a peplos below a scaly aegis fronted by the facing head of Medusa, and a crested Corinthian helmet high on her head, her oval face with articulated eyes, her long hair center parted
    3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Belgian Private Collection, 1989.