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Lotto 472 - Asta 66 - Parte II

800,00 GBP
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A roman red jasper intaglio. Male bust.
14 x 19 x 3 mm
The character, possibly a philosopher, turned on the left side with the naked bust in 3/4 and a drapery covering the forearms and the pubic region. The man, characterized by folded beard and a laureated head, raising a leaf near his face with the right hand (to smell a flower?). The posture is comparable to Socrates representation (roman carnelian intaglio, Bust of Socrates, n.inv. 81.6.81.). Slight wear marks. Provincial production.
2nd-3rd century AD.


Stato lotto:
Asta chiusa