6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
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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French Private Collection, Brittany, acquired prior to the 1940s.
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