3 June 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A NORTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A PARTHIAN BRONZE SEATED MALE FIGURE
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
On an integral rectangular plinth with raised feet, seated on an X-form folding stool, a column behind, wearing boots, a long-sleeved pleated garment to just above the knees, and a mantle draped across his chest and over his left arm, his arms extended before him, the hands cupped, adorned with a laurel wreath and a knobbed crown
8¼ in. (21 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner circa 1980.
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