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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 187

    A CYPRIOT LIMESTONE HEAD OF A YOUTH

    CYPRO-CLASSICAL, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CYPRIOT LIMESTONE HEAD OF A YOUTH
    CYPRO-CLASSICAL, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    Depicted with an oval face and bulging contoured eyes, his hair arranged in rows, surmounted by a wreath of pointed leaves, supported on a long neck flaring at the base, preserving traces of red pigment
    4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 1989, lot 283.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN UPSTATE NEW YORK COLLECTOR