THE PROPERTY OF A MASSACHUSETTS PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A ROMAN SARDONYX CAMEO PORTRAIT BUST OF THE EMPEROR CARACALLA
CIRCA 212-217 A.D.
Wearing a cuirass, his head turned slightly to his right, a laurel wreath in his short hair, with characteristic short beard, his mustache framing his scowling mouth, with a heavy brow and creased forehead, his eyes articulated
1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) long
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 13 Dec 2002, lot 619.