9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A ROMAN BRONZE FINIAL
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
In the form of a wolf head with a long tapering snout and grooved mouth, the nostrils indented, the almond-shaped eyes slightly recessed beneath modelled brows, the triangular ears projecting back, a carinated ridge extending below from ear to ear, the ridge incised with chevron, the edge of the neck crenelated, with a perforation on each side for attachment
2½ in. (6.4 cm.) long
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American Private Collection, 1994.
Please note the correct dimensions are: 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) long.
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