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Lot 13: Ancient Roman Bronze Figural Boar Protome

Ancient / Ethnographic From Around The World

by ArtemisGallery LIVE

October 27, 2016

Louisville, CO, USA

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  • Ancient Roman Bronze Figural Boar Protome
  • Ancient Roman Bronze Figural Boar Protome
  • Ancient Roman Bronze Figural Boar Protome
  • Ancient Roman Bronze Figural Boar Protome
  • Ancient Roman Bronze Figural Boar Protome
  • Ancient Roman Bronze Figural Boar Protome
   
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Description: Rome, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. Perhaps a key handle, a finely cast bronze protome depicting a wild boar, its visage painstakingly delineated with heavy lidded open eyes, perky ears, its snout detailed with pointy tusks, a round disk with nostrils, and an open mouth, its front cloven hooved legs extending forward, the entire surface with finely incised hair. Lovely green patina. Custom bichrome lucite stand. Size: 2" L (5.1 cm); 2.5" H (6.4 cm) on stand

Provenance: Ex-private CO collection; ex-private Bob Brand and Liz Werthan collection, Philadelphia, PA

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#114019

Condition Report: Small nick to left ear and abrasions to peripheries as shown. Gorgeous green patina.

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