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A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF A GOD OR HERO, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

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A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF A GOD OR HERO, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF A GOD OR HERO, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Lot sold:

7,500

GBP

Other Properties

A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF A GOD OR HERO, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.


standing with the weight on his left leg, and wearing a chlamys fastened on his right shoulder; no restorations.

Height 22 cm.


Fragmentary as shown. Repaired horizontally across lower abdomen with minor restorations along join. Chips, nicks, and abrasions overall. Remains of incrustation and root marks throughout, especially in front, while back and proper left side appear cleaned and polished.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Paris art market, prior to 1951 (based on the custom-made wood base bearing the stamp of Kichizô Inagaki, 1876-1951)

Château de la Cordelière, Chaource, France, 1950s

French private collection