Lot 121: Magnificent Roman bronze figure of a youth
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A magnificent Roman bronze figure of a youth, c. 1st 2nd Century AD, depicted standing nude with chlamys draped over left shoulder and arm. Beautifully modeled with youthful features and hair in curls framing his face. He looks downward in an expressive attitude, his detailed fingers perhaps previously clenching a sceptre. H: 9 ½ in (24 cm). Nicely patinated with a few casting defects, probably intended by the workshop to re-melted and re-cast. Mounted on a very nice antique stone base, the total height 13 ½ in (34.2 cm).
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