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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A GODDESS OR NYMPH

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A GODDESS OR NYMPH
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Turned to her left, her oval face with bow-shaped lips and a small chin, the lidded eyes unarticulated, her arching brows merging with the slender nose, her wavy hair center parted and bound in a band, with a large double top-knot and a chignon at the nape of her neck
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Swiss Private Collection, 1970.