A Roman marble portrait head of a man
Lot 99*
A Roman marble portrait head of a man
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,989) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Roman marble portrait head of a man
Lot Details
A Roman marble portrait head of a man
Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.
Depicted in veristic style in older age, his hair receding to leave a bald patch with a cluster of drilled curls to the back and sides of the head, with a frowning browline and thin creased cheeks, 5½in (14cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Joseph Klein Collection, formed in New York between 1941 and 1980. Thence by descent.
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