6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 55,000
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A PARTHIAN ALABASTER RECLINING FEMALE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
Reclining to her left, supported by her bent left arm, holding an attribute in her left hand, her right arm extending along her side, the fingertips resting on her thigh, a mantle draped around her waist and legs, exposing her upper torso, her eyes inlaid in white stone, the pupils recessed for now-lost secondary inlays, her hair, rendered in plaster, center parted and tied in a chignon
6 in. (15.2 cm.) long
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German Private Collection, 1975.
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