29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500
A ROMAN BRONZE APOLLO KITHAROIDOS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Standing with weight on left leg, right leg bent at the knee, holding a plectrum in lowered right hand, wearing a crescentic diadem in his luxuriantly curling hair, bound in a chignon at the nape of his neck, with long tendrils falling down both shoulders, mounted
5½ in. (14 cm.) high
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