3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 16,250
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A GREEK MARBLE FEMALE HEAD
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Depicted with idealized features, the oval face with a spade-shaped forehead, the fleshy lips pursed, the unarticulated almond-shaped eyes with thick upper lids, the thin brows merging with the bridge of her nose, the wavy hair parted at the center, bound in a band, rolled back at the sides covering most of her ears and tied at the back in a chignon
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
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French Private Collection, 1970.
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