Lot 40
  • 40

A ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT FIGURE OF A BOY, KNOWN AS THE "YOUNG NERO", MID 1ST CENTURY A.D. A Roman Marble Portrait Figure of a Boy, known as the "Young Nero"

Estimate
60,000 - 90,000 GBP
Sold
187,500 GBP
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Description

standing with the weight on his right leg, and wearing single-laced shoes, tunic, and mantle draped over the left shoulder and lower body and falling over the left forearm, his right arm held before him, the head turned slightly to his left, his hair falling over the forehead in comma-shaped strands, a cylindrical scroll box container tied with straps behind his left leg; nose restored, other restorations removed.
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