A Roman marble male torso
Lot 123*
A Roman marble male torso
Sold for £45,600 (US$ 76,645) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Roman marble male torso
Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.
Possibly a warrior, standing in a dynamic pose with the muscular legs apart, the torso with defined musculature, 15in (38cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Property from the Estate of Molly and Leon Lyon, Newport Beach, California, 1970s. Acquired from Folio Fine Art, London, in 1971.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this figure probably depicts an athlete, due to the ends of a tied fillet still visible on the back of the shoulders.
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