25 October 2016
A VIKING SILVER BRAIDED TORQUE
CIRCA 10TH-11TH CENTURY A.D.
6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm.) wide
Edmund Roy Hofmann (1901-1977), Philadelphia, acquired in Europe, 1930s-1950s; thence by descent.
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PROPERTY FROM A WEST COAST PRIVATE COLLECTION
Explore art from antiquity to the 20th century, offered as part of Classic Week in London, 3–13 December
Specialist Claudio Corsi traces the origins of these two Roman reproductions in marble of ancient Greek bronzes, both offered in Antiquities on 4 December
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