Marble Head of a Youth with Cap

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 17.8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 3306
Provenance: French private collection, acquired in a Parisian auction house. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: The nose worn with an old fragmentary restoration (on request the restoration on the nose will be removed by our restorer), the cap slightly worn, otherwise of excellent quality.
Description: Finely worked out, slightly smaller than life size marble head of a youth with thick lids and friendly eyes, slightly looking upwards. The cheekbones distinctive, the mouth formed to a smile. The young boy wearing a sleek cap, covering the back of his head. Under the cap, reminding of Hermes’ petasos, thick, drilled curls are peeking out, cascading over the boy’s forehead and his temples. Mounted.