Sculpture (Forgery)

Head of a male carved from dark stone, mounted on a wooden plinth. On the plinth is an annotation in pencil "218/6" (a reference to an auction catalogue); and a rectangular sticker with printed number "205". Dimensions include the plinth. A forgery described as one of "six heads from stone figures; of various size" in the 1906 sale catalogue of the Robert de Rustafjaell collection, sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge auction house (p.15 lot 218 ).