A small but important bust depicting Julius Caesar. The drapery of the toga is carved from amber and the head is carved from ivory, displaying beautiful realistic facial features and finely carved hair locks. This bust was intended to be displayed in a "Kunstkammer".
Italy (probably Rome). 2nd half of the 17th century.
Dimensions: height with stand: 13cm ; height of the bust: 9cm ; width of the bust: 7cm
Mounted on a modern, custom made black metal stand
6 500 €
Price : on request