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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 179

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A BOY

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A BOY
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    His hair a thick mass of wavy locks, the lidded, almond-shaped eyes with articulated pupils gazing up and to his right, the inner canthi drilled, the cheeks fleshy and round, the small mouth drilled at the corners
    7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Delaware Private Collector, 1968.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A MASSACHUSETTS PRIVATE COLLECTOR