• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 65

    A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A WARRIOR

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A WARRIOR
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Depicted nude, standing with weight on right leg, left leg bent at the knee, head turned slightly to the left, wearing high crested Corinthian helmet on his head, and holding a sword under his left arm, on integral square plinth, mounted
    15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in an American private collection; sold Christie's New York, 7th December 2000, lot 587.