12 June 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
A ROMAN BRONZE PROTOME
Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
In the form of a wolf, its open mouth revealing fangs, the folds at the inner corners of the mouth and the hair between the ears rendered by incising; together with a Roman bronze walnut, solid cast, naturalistically rendered, the nut resting on the half shell
2¾ in. (7 cm) long (2)
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The walnut not illustrated
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