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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    A ROMAN MARBLE FEMALE HEAD

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE FEMALE HEAD
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Turned slightly to her right, her bulging almond-shaped eyes with thick lids, her fleshy lips undulating, her center-parted hair bound in a fillet, her mantle pulled over the back of her head as a veil
    5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    French Private Collection, Brittany, acquired prior to the 1940s.