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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 128

    A GREEK MARBLE DRAPED FEMALE

    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREEK MARBLE DRAPED FEMALE
    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Standing with her weight on her right leg, her left pulled back and bent at the knee, wearing a floor-length chiton with long overfold, swallow-tail folds along her right side, her sandaled right foot emerging from below the hem, with a himation wrapped over her shoulders, diagonally across her body and hanging over her now-missing left forearm, its deep U-shaped folds contrasting with the overlapping vertical folds of the chiton, the now-missing forearms originally pinned in place, the right arm likely akimbo
    20 in. (50.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Nicholas Koutoulakis, Switzerland, 1980s.