• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 101

    A GREEK MARBLE RELIEF FRAGMENT

    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Mentezan Family Collection, Belgium, 1972.