4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A ROMAN MARBLE FIGURE OF APOLLO KITHAROIDOS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The god of music standing with his weight on his left leg, his right bent at the knee, a plectrum in each hand, his right arm lowered, his left arm bent and resting on his kithara which is placed atop a rock or omphalos, wearing a mantle over his shoulders, with zigzag folds falling behind the kithara, over a high belted, long-sleeved chiton and sandals, his long tresses falling onto each shoulder, on an integral plinth
14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high
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American Private Collection, 1990.
European Private Collection.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 11 June 2003, lot 176.