View 1 of Lot 109. A Roman Marble Bust of a Man, circa 2nd Century, with restored head of Vitellius.
View 1 of Lot 109. A Roman Marble Bust of a Man, circa 2nd Century, with restored head of Vitellius.
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A Roman Marble Bust of a Man, circa 2nd Century, with restored head of Vitellius

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 GBP

A Roman Marble Bust of a Man, circa 2nd Century, with restored head of Vitellius

A Roman Marble Bust of a Man, circa 2nd Century, with restored head of Vitellius

Estimate:

5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

7,560

GBP

A Roman Marble Bust of a Man

circa 2nd Century, with restored head of Vitellius


wearing a tunic, cuirass with lappets covering his right upper arm, and paludamentum fastened with a circular brooch on his right shoulder and falling in long folds over the chest; with restored socle and head of Vitellius.

Total height 53 cm.

European private collection, circa 19th Century (based on restoration techniques)
Hôtel Drouot, Paris, Coutau-Bégarie, Chasse - Mobiliers - Objets d'art. Succession du Vicomte de X. Succession de Monsieur X. Ancienne collection des Ducs de L. et à divers, November 29th, 2013, no. 254, illus.
acquired at the above sale