A Roman limestone portrait head of a man - LIMESTONE NOT MARBLE CHANGE TO £10,000-15,000 (and 11in not 14in)
Lot 234*
A Roman limestone portrait head of a man
Sold for £15,000 (US$ 25,212) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A Roman limestone portrait head of a man
Republican, circa 1st Century B.C.
Portraying mature features, the receding hair swept forward at the sides, depicted with furrowed brow, crows feet at the corners of the eyes, with sunken cheeks and well defined creases between the nose and mouth, 14in (35cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    The Cyrus Collection. Property of Fay Safani, New York.
    Louis Noguier (d. 1905) Collection, Béziers, France.
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