|Realisation Price||375.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Fall Manuscript Auction (#101) - 18/11/2017 / Antiquities / Lot 420
Greco-Roman Hellenistic Bronze Bust of a Bald Grotesque Ca. 1st century B.C.-1st century A.D. Approximately 1 inch high. Likely a bottle stopper and/or may have fitted into a long-necked glass or bronze vessel. Bottom of stem appears to have been broken. Piece may also have had gold or silver gilt and may have been a garment or hair pin. The portrait may represent an actual indivual or may have represented a type of actor. Ex: Joel Malter collection, Los Angeles, ca. 1980s; ex: private CA.