4 July 2000
A TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A STANDING NUDE WARRIOR, REPRESENTING ROME
ITALIAN, CIRCA 1800-1820
On an integral naturalistic base; the shield inscribed 'ROMA'; the reverse roughly modelled.
Restoration to base.
16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high
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