A large Roman marble togatus figure
Lot 70*W
A large Roman marble statue of a Togatus
£35,000 - 45,000
US$ 59,000 - 75,000
withdrawn
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large Roman marble statue of a Togatus
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Standing with his weight on his right leg, his left knee bent, his left arm held forwards, drapery hanging from the left elbow, his toga hanging in a swag across his chest from his left shoulder, and falling in a 'v'-shape at the neck, hanging vertically and horizontally at the back, with a large rounded socket for the right fore-arm and one for the head at the neck, 67in (170cm) high, the feet missing, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired at Sotheby's London, 8-9th December 1986.

    Exhibited:
    On loan at the University of Melbourne, Australia, March 1989 - April 1992

    Published:
    Sotheby's London, Antiquities, 8-9th December 1986, lot 337, p.130-131

    Literature:
    For a similar type, cf. Museo Nazionale Romano, Le Sculture I,6, (Roma 1986), no. VII,18., p.169

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  • This lot has been withdrawn from sale.
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