26 April 2006
A ROMAN BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF HARPOCRATES
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
Wearing tunic and side-lock of youth, with finger to lips, his left arm around a large jar, seated on triangular pediment, 1¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high; a Roman bronze nude figure of Eros in flight with wings outstretched, circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D., 2¼ in. (5.8 cm.) high; another nude figure of Eros, Graeco-Roman period, 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high; and a fragmentary Romano-Celtic bronze brooch, 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) long (4)
Austrian private collection; acquired by the present owner's late father in the first half of 20th Century.
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