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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 251

    A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A MAN

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A MAN
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    His oval face with a square chin, the small mouth with the lips pressed together, dimpled at the corners, the eyes unarticulated, with heavy upper lids, the ears prominent, his hair summarily finished, with short comma-shaped locks along the forehead, most breaking to the right, a tenon below for insertion
    18 in. (45.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, 1960.