Ancient Art

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Description

Large Roman Silver Portrait Bust "Tetrach-Bust"
3rd-4th century CE
Silver, 110 mm, 111 g
Three-dimensionally chased silver bust of an emperor or important man. Often described as a "Tetrach Bust". Two circlets/torques around the neck, made of bronze and gilt silver. Lit: E. Künzl, Zwei silberne Tetrarchenporträts im RGZM und die römischen Kaiserbildnisse aus Gold und Silber. Jahrb. RGZM 30, 1983, 381 ff.; Francois Baratte, Römisches Silbergeschirr in den gallischen und germanischen Provinzen. D. Kärcher GmbH, 1984.
Fine condition. Minor parts missing. Extremely Rare!
Ex. Coll. M.D., acquired at the european art market.; Ex. Hermann Historica 2014.

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