29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 900
A ROMAN BONE FEMALE DOLL
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Wearing belted tunic, long neck with venus wrinkles, hair tied in a chignon, drilled holes for separately made arms and earrings, now missing; and a fragmentary bone arm
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high and 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) long respectively (2)
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