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LOT 0083

Estimate
GBP (£) 6,000 - 8,000
EUR (€) 6,940 - 9,250
USD ($) 7,800 - 10,410

Opening Bid
£6,000 (EUR 6,940; USD 7,805) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Roman Head of a Man

1st-2nd century AD

A life-size marble portrait head of a nobleman with finely modelled features, thin lips, simply carved almond-shaped eyes, defined brow and slightly pointed jawline; thick short hair swept forward to the forehead, weathered to the back; long neck, unshaped to the bottom, for insertion into a statue body; provincial workmanship, veined marble, covered in a light orange-brown patina and mounted on a custom-made stand. 24 kg total, 49cm including stand, head: 41cm (19 1/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a European gentleman living in the UK; formerly in a private collection formed in the 1990s; supplied with geologic report No. TL005202, by geologic consultant Dr R. L. Bonewitz.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

10am GMT Start (Lunch 1.30 - 2pm)
Wednesday 29th May 2019 (Day 2)
Lots 700 - 1400
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Lots 1401 - 2112
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Lots 2113 - 2817
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Lots 2818 - 3306
Coins: 3401 - 3579
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