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    Sale 2056

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    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 138

    A ROMAN BRONZE FINIAL

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    American Private Collection, 1994.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct dimensions are: 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) long.