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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


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


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'