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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 128

    A GREEK MARBLE HEAD OF A WOMAN

    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK MARBLE HEAD OF A WOMAN
    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Her oval face with wavy center-parted hair and delicate features, including a smooth forehead and gently-arching brows forming a continuous plane with the bridge of her slender nose, the eyes with heavy lids, her small mouth with bow-shaped lips, the chin dimpled, wearing a veil over the top of her head, falling along her long graceful neck
    8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, 1960s.