8 June 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
A ROMAN LIMESTONE THEATER MASK
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
In the form of a male head, with wavy center-parted hair, the lidded eyes below a heavy brow, the broad moustache merging with the full beard, a hand grasping the mask from behind
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
Robert Bloch Collection.
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