Description This head was originally made for use as a counterweight, as indicated by traces of a ring projecting from the top. The finely worked portrait may represent a youthful Emperor Tiberius (reigned AD 14-37).
|6/08/1983||Treatment||cleaned; stabilized; coated|
- I, Claudius: Art in the Age of Julio-Claudians. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1977-1978.
- Designed for Use: Ancient Industrial Arts. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
Provenance Madame E. Warneck Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 1905, p. 27, no. 168, pl. X [said to have been found at Boscoreale]; C. and E. Canessa, Rome, 1905, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1906, by purchase; Walters Art Musueum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1906
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