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A handsome Roman bronze bust of the God Sol

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A handsome Roman bronze bust of the God Sol

Lot 0113A Details

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A handsome Roman bronze bust of the God Sol, c. 1st – 2nd Century AD, the Roman solar deity, also known as the Greek Helios and often identified with Apollo. The bronze antefix is in beautiful style with sensitive features, his flowing locks surmounted by the characteristic radiate crown which became a feature atop the head of the Roman emperor on the coinage of the 3rd Century and beyond. H: 2 3/5 in (6.9cm). Nice even brown patina and custom antique towered base. Ex collection of William Major Tedder.
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A handsome Roman bronze bust of the God Sol

Estimate $600 - $700
Sep 25, 2016
Starting Price $400
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0113A: A handsome Roman bronze bust of the God Sol

Sold for $600
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Est. $600 - $700Starting Price $400
A53: Fine Ancient Artifacts
Sun, Sep 25, 2016 01:00 PM
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Lot 0113A Details

Description
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A handsome Roman bronze bust of the God Sol, c. 1st – 2nd Century AD, the Roman solar deity, also known as the Greek Helios and often identified with Apollo. The bronze antefix is in beautiful style with sensitive features, his flowing locks surmounted by the characteristic radiate crown which became a feature atop the head of the Roman emperor on the coinage of the 3rd Century and beyond. H: 2 3/5 in (6.9cm). Nice even brown patina and custom antique towered base. Ex collection of William Major Tedder.
Condition
...
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.

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