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116

Italian, probably 17th century | Bust of Helios Alexander

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Italian, probably 17th century | Bust of Helios Alexander

Italian, probably 17th century | Bust of Helios Alexander

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Italian, probably 17th century

Bust of Helios Alexander


marble

73cm., 28 3/4 in.

There is minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The bust has been outside, with losses to the surface detail due to weathering. There are minor losses to the locks of hair. The horns are lost. There is minor naturally occurring veining throughout, including to the face. There is a slightly open vein at the reverse running from the niche at the back through the proper left shoulder and neck to the ear. There are a few further minor slightly open veins to the upper back. The bust has been secured to the possibly associated socle with plaster/ adhesive. There are a few naturally occurring inclusions to the socle and a number of small chips and scratches, including to the edges.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Shrubland Park Suffolk, Sotheby's, 21 September 2006, lot 997