• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 289

    AN GREEK BRONZE MALE FIGURE

    ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN GREEK BRONZE MALE FIGURE
    ARCHAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
    Standing naked, broad shouldered, with stocky powerful body, muscular arms held tightly by his side, bent at right angles at the elbow with forearms held out in front, wearing polos type headdress, both feet pierced, mounted
    4¼ in. (11 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a UK private collection, acquired in the 1970s.