6 July 2016,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A GREEK TERRACOTTA APHRODITE ANADYOMENE
LATE HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The nude goddess standing with weight on her left leg, right leg bent at the knee, her arms raised and holding long tresses of her wet hair in both hands, her wavy hair tied in a chignon at the nape of her neck and with shorter tresses falling down the back of her neck, with remains of white slip
11 in. (28 cm.) high
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Rui da Silva
with Georges N. Krimitsas, Paris, from whom acquired by the present owner in 1996.
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