Bronze Head of an Actor

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st-2nd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 2.7 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3154
Provenance: Collection Neumeier, Reinheim. Acquired in the 1960s. Sold to Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, Frankfurt, on 3 May 2015. With endorsement of family Neumeier and certificate of Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 4545.
Condition: Intact
Description: Very expressive and detailed solid-bronze head of an actor wearing a bearded face mask with a wide-open mouth. Very thick eyebrows forming the forehead and eyes into a grotesque face. Under the wrinkled forehead a hair flip. On the temple also thick curls reaching to the ears. The actor wears a Pilos helmet on his head. Of particularly fine quality. Mounted.