Lot 3003
  • 3003

A FRAGMENTARY ROMAN MARBLE PORTRAIT HEAD OF A YOUTH SEVERAN, CIRCA LATE 2ND – 3RD CENTURY A.D. |

Estimate
160,000 - 200,000 HKD
Sold
237,500 HKD
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Description

  • marble
  • 24.5 cm, 9 5/8  in.
the oval face depicted turned slightly to his left, the expressive eyes with incised irises and drilled crescentic pupils beneath prominent brows, his wavy hair rendered radiating from the crown and falling over the forehead and temples in deeply-drilled curls, the sideburns lightly engraved

Provenance

Bruce McAlpine, London.
Collection of Charles G. Brickbauer, Baltimore, acquired in 1974.
Christie's New York, 12th April 2016, lot 77.
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