A Roman bronze fragmentary bust of a young man
Lot 118
A Roman bronze fragmentary bust of a young man
Sold for £9,600 (US$ 16,135) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman bronze fragmentary bust of a young man
Circa 1st Century A.D.
Possibly the portrait of a young Julio-Claudian prince, his head with youthful features and thick tufty hair, his chlamys pinned on the left shoulder with a circular fibula, his right arm raised, revealing his muscular shoulder and chest, 14½in (37cm) high, sections missing, some old repairs and restoration, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Property of an English lady, acquired between 1968-1978. Formerly in the Hunt Collection, Dublin.
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