25 October 2006
AN IBERIAN BRONZE MALE FIGURE
5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Standing nude, with elongated torso, left arm bent up to his neck, right arm broken away, long hair with wavy incised lines, on integral rectangular plinth, mounted
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
Formerly in the Sylvia Adams collection: sold Bonhams London, The Adams Collection, 23 May 1996, lot 78.
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