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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 0109 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 $800 - $1,200
Jan 18, 2017
Starting Price $400
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0109: A HANDSOME ROMAN BRONZE BUST OF THE GOD SOL

Sold for $425
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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $400
FINE ASIAN WORKS OF ART SALE 27
Wed, Jan 18, 2017 09:00 AM
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Lot 0109 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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