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    Sale 7568

    Seven Centuries: Italian Works of Art From Palazzo Odescalchi, Rome

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 316

    A PAIR OF CARVED MARBLE BUSTS OF THE EMPERORS GALBA AND MARCUS AURELUS

    ITALIAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF CARVED MARBLE BUSTS OF THE EMPERORS GALBA AND MARCUS AURELUS
    ITALIAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Each depicted facing frontally, wearing armour with drapery about the shoulders, on an associated circular grey marble socle and cylindrical cippolino marble column with grey marble circular foot and square plinth; minor chips; the emperor Galba with a loss to the lower edge of the truncation
    32 and 31 in. (81.3 and 78.8 cm.) high; 38¾ and 38 in. (98.4 and 96.5 cm.) high, overall; 51 1/8 in. (127.4 cm.) high, the columns (2)


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