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25 June 2019 | 10:30am

Fine Sculpture, Early Works of Art and Garden Ornament

Lot 5

A Roman bronze bust of a woman

Estimate £2000 - £3000 + fees



A Roman bronze bust of a woman, circa mid 2nd century A.D., cast with centrally parted hair


14.5cm high


Atop a modern metal base, the height overall 19cm


PROVENANCE:


Purchased from Rupert Wace Ancient Art Limited, London, 19th June 2003


COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:


C.C. Vermeule, Greek and Roman Sculpture in America, London 1981, p.336, no. 289, and colour plate 26, 'Bust of a Lady, perhaps Lucilla or Crispa'