6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 157,000
Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000
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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European Private Collection, 1960s.
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