Wednesday, April 20, 2005

A ROMAN STYLE MARBLE PORTRAIT BUST

A ROMAN STYLE MARBLE PORTRAIT BUST
SALE 7161, 20 April 2005 ANTIQUITIES
Of Augustus type, the male head wearing large wreath, mounted on turned socle with variegated marble column and additional turned marble socled mount

Bust: 19 in. (48 cm.)
high; column and socle: 38½ in. (98 cm.) high

PROVENANCE: Private collection (SDK) £114,000 ($218,538)

Acquired circa 1928 by the owner's father-in-law in Berlin.