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Rome, ca 1st to 3rd century CE. A sensitively modeled head of a male youth depicted with short curly hair clustered around his face, a smiling mouth and full cheeks, the back exposed. The close-cropped hair, classicizing features, and treatment of the eyes suggest that the head is from the Julio-Claudian Period. Custom stand. Size: 4" W x 5.375" H (10.2 cm x 13.7 cm); 8.125" H (20.6 cm) on stand

Provenance: Ex-Private New York Collection; Ex-Gilbert Coll., NYC; Ex-Palmyra Heritage Gallery.

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A fragment with losses to peripheries. Surface shows chips and scuffs here and there. Nice mineral deposits.

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Roman Terracotta Head of a Young Boy

Estimate $1,400 - $2,000Mar 15, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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