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    Marble Bust & Pedestal Roman Emperor Lusias Versus
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    Antique Marble Bust & Pedestal Roman Emperor Lusias Versus

    A beautifully sculpted marble bust of the famous RomanEmperor Lusias Versusdatingfrom the last quarter of the20thcentury.

    He is wearing aflowing toga with a fibulae or broach holding it in place,onamatching elegant pedestal in the form of a classical ancient Greek Doric column. The column has a fluted body with an plain and undecorated column capitals, it tapers faintly larger in circumference toward the base.
    This high quality bust is made from marble dust or artificial marble.
    The attention to detail throughout the piece is second to none and the figure is extremely lifelike.
    Condition:In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
    Dimensions in cm:
    Height 83 x Width 54 x Depth 30-Bust
    Height 86 x Width 31 x Depth 31-Column
    Dimensions in inches:
    Height 2 foot, 9 inches x Width 1 foot, 9 inches x Depth 1 foot-Bust
    Height 2 foot, 10 inches x Width 1 foot x Depth 1 foot-Column

    Our reference: 02945a
    Lucius Veruswas theRoman Emperorfrom 161 to 169. BornLuciusCeionius Commodus, the same name of his father, he becameLuciusAelius Commoduswhen the latter was adopted by Hadrian, since both father and son had to change their names accordingly.
    When he was adopted by CaesarAntoninus Piusin February 138, his name was changed toL.Aelius Aurelius Commodus. His name changed again following his ascension in 161. He ruled together with his adoptive brotherMarcus Aureliusas co-emperor from 161 until his own death in 169.
    Marble dustis combined with cement or synthetic resins to make reconstituted or cultured marble. The appearance of marble can be simulated with faux marbling, a painting technique that imitates the stone's colour patterns. Ref: HYX8HMT38

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