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    Sale 5356

    Christie's Interiors

    3 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 523

    AN ACEPHALOUS MARBLE FIGURE OF A BOY PLAYING WITH A PUPPY

    EAST ROMAN, POSSIBLY 3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ACEPHALOUS MARBLE FIGURE OF A BOY PLAYING WITH A PUPPY
    EAST ROMAN, POSSIBLY 3RD CENTURY A.D.
    The seated plump child holding a crouching dog
    6½ in. (16.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by John Hewitt prior to 1991