Portrait of An Young Patrician


Portrait of An Young Patrician

Period / Age: Probably Egypt, Roman times. ca. 3rd century BC, the reign of Gordian III.

Provenance: French private collection formed in the 1890s. This lot is sold with an export license issued by the Republic of France.


Height: 34cm (13.4")
Length: 19cm (7.5")
Width: 13cm (5.1")
Weight: 6.6kg

Bust on pedestal with cartel representing a young man wearing a coat draped over his left shoulder with pronounced folds. 
His juvenile face, as indicated by his pupils, is slightly turned to the right and framed by short hair.
Slight break on the neck.