11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 47,500
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A GREEK MARBLE RELIEF FRAGMENT
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Sculpted in high relief, preserving a standing woman wearing a peplos and a himation over the back of her head as a veil and diagonally across her torso, her head lowered, her right arm extended back, her left arm bent acutely, with the hand clutching the folds of the veil, the shoulder of a second veiled woman to the right
14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
Mentezan Family Collection, Belgium, 1972.
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