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Lot 0204A
A wonderfully carved Roman bone applique, c. 1st – 3rd Century AD, appearing to depict the Graeco-Roman god Hermaphroditus. Depicted nude with left arm resting on mostly likely a short column, his gaze to the his right. His features are exceptionally carved in fine style with long locks descending onto his shoulders. H: 3 ¼ in (8.3 cm). Light deposits. Ex Hamdy Sakr collection; previously in the private collection of Alex Anckonie III, acquired during his time in the Navy in the 1960's – 1970's.


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Fantastic carved Roman bone applique of Hermaphroditus

Estimate $250 - $400Nov 30, 2017
Montrose, CA, USA