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Lot 0069
Large marble and porphyry bust of the Roman Emperor Nero, the white marble head set into a porphyry torso adorned with various marbles including Sienna and onyx, on a gray marble socle. Modeled after the ancient original in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.
While the head is carved from a single block, the costume is fashioned from large pieces of stone fitted together. The back is cast and chiseled cement, as seen in the photos.
Italy c. 20th c.
29" wide x 13" deep x 35" high

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  • Location: This item ships from Missouri

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    Marble and Porphyry Bust of the Emperor Nero

    Auction ended on Tue, Feb 27, 2018
    Estimate $2,400 - $2,700
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