4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A GODDESS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
Her oval face with bow-shaped fleshy lips, the thin arching brows merging with a long slender nose, framing almond-shaped lidded eyes, her wavy hair parted at the center and bound in a chignon at the nape of her neck, portions of a top-knot preserved, the ears drilled for now-missing earrings
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
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Estate of Judge John Edwin DeHardit, Gloucester, Virginia, collected in the 1950s-1970s (d. 2006).
Motley's Auction and Realty Group, Richmond, Virginia, 26 September 2007, lot 349.
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