Classic Vlad

So I’m killing time waiting to go to the dentist by meandering through assorted auctions at Bonham’s in search of some items from Anthony Quinn’s collection … along the way, I find this item from the antiquities auction a week ago:

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… which strikes me as bearing an uncanny resemblance to this guy, no?

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Here’s the official page for the Bonham’s piece: A Roman marble portrait bust Circa 1st Century B.C. – 2nd Century A.D.

One thought on “Classic Vlad

  1. That’s rather unnerving. I notice that the auction catalogue doesn’t state “striking resemblance to scary Russian President”.

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