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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 5

    A CARVED MARBLE BUST OF THE EMPEROR AUGUSTUS

    ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED MARBLE BUST OF THE EMPEROR AUGUSTUS
    ITALIAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Depicted facing to dexter and wearing a laurel wreath; inscribed above the truncation of the chest 'AVGVSTO'; on an associated circular marble socle; minor wear; a repair to the tip of the nose
    17¼ in. (44 cm.) high; 24 3/8 in. (62 cm.) high, overall


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