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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 24

    A ROMAN MARBLE FRAGMENTARY FIGURE OF LEDA AND THE SWAN

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE FRAGMENTARY FIGURE OF LEDA AND THE SWAN
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Depicting the lower body, with an himation tied around below her hips, the left knee flexed, remains of the swan being held to her body, mounted
    8 in. (20 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    European private collection, acquired at auction, Nürnberg, Germany, late 1990s.