11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 40,000
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
A ROMAN BRONZE LEFT HAND
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Over-lifesized, with the index finger and thumb extended, the middle, ring and pinky fingers curved in, all conforming to a now-missing cylindrical attribute encased in lead, the nails and knuckles articulated, the veins on the top of the hand delineated, plugs to the surface along the forearm now missing, one raised slightly
12½ in. (31.8 cm.) long
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Molly Morse Limmer
American Private Collection, 1970s.
Stuart Pivar, New York, 1980s.
with Safani Gallery, New York, 2008.
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