Lot 16: Finely-Carved Roman Marble Torso Frieze

Artemis Gallery

October 27, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
Louisville, CO, US
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Description: Rome, ca. 1st to 2nd century CE. A finely carved, ancient marble torso clad in a voluminous garment which drapes around the neck and cascades down the body. The figure's right arm extends outward, perhaps indicating some action or combat, or that the figure was part of an ensemble. Custom, museum-quality stand. Size: 7-1/8" (18.1 cm) x 6-1/4" (15.9 cm) at widest. Provenance: Ex-private New York, NY collection acquired in 1985; ex-private Richard Wagner collection, Cape Cod, MA, acquired 1970's. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #108581
Condition Report: Fragmentary with ancient losses as shown and a hairline surface fissure to lower torso. Finely carved example.
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