A ROMAN GILT BRONZE RIGHT ARM
THE PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN COLLECTION
A ROMAN GILT BRONZE RIGHT ARM

CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN GILT BRONZE RIGHT ARM
CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Over-lifesized, bent at the elbow, the bicep articulated, the fingers gracefully extended, the nails and knuckles naturalistically rendered, with traces of lead preserved in the hand once-securing the now-missing attribute, preserving gilding throughout
23 5/8 in. (60 cm.) long
Provenance
with Phoenix Ancient Art, Geneva and New York.
Bill Blass, New York, acquired from the above, 1999.
The Bill Blass Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 21-23 October 2003, lot 42.

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