London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A ROMAN BRONZE ALLOY PROW OF A SHIP
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
The rectangular sectioned cut-away shaft with terminal in the form of a leaping dolphin, its tail arched behind with separate fin section, mounted
20 in. (51 cm.) high
Acquired in 1993, Munich gallery.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This lot is accompanied by a metal analysis report by Dr. K. Anheuser, Lecturer in Conservation Science, Cardiff University.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July