• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 54

    A LATE HELLENISTIC MARBLE HEAD OF A GODDESS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE HELLENISTIC MARBLE HEAD OF A GODDESS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    Her wavy hair swept back in a chignon, tendrils escaping, and tied up in a top knot secured by a fillet, the eyes with unarticulated pupils, mounted
    16 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 737.