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    Sale 2056

    ANTIQUITIES

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 93

    A GREEK MARBLE DRAPED FEMALE

    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    European Family Collection, 1970s.