11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 27,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A CYCLADIC MARBLE HEAD
LATE SPEDOS VARIETY, CIRCA 2500-2400 B.C.
From a reclining female figure, the face of the lyre-shaped head with a continuous convex form, bending back toward the gently curving crown, and echoed in the rounded chin, with a long slender nose, on a broad cylindrical neck, with ghosts of pigment for the eyes and a band across the forehead
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
with Merrin Gallery, New York, 1988.
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