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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 240

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A GODDESS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A GODDESS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Her oval face with fleshy lips, lidded almond-shaped eyes recessed below thin brows, and a rounded chin, her hair parted at the center and rolled back, bound in a top knot and a chignon at the back
    4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    American Private Collection, 1984.
    with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 1999.


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANTIQUITIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF FEDERICO CASTELLUCCIO