9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 56,250
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
A GREEK MARBLE DRAPED FEMALE
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Standing with her weight on her left leg, her right pulled back and bent at the knee, her arms at her side, the separately-made forearms originally pinned in place, wearing a high-belted floor-length chiton, her sandaled left foot emerging from below the hem, with a himation wrapped around her waist and legs and over her left shoulder, its deep angled folds contrasting with the shallow vertical folds of the chiton, preserving long hair along the back of her shoulders
17 in. (43.1 cm.) high
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European Family Collection, 1970s.
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