12 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 112,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF VENUS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Depicted lifesized, turned sharply to her left, her smooth oval face with idealized features, including almond-shaped heavy-lidded eyes, drilled inner canthi, and gently-arching brows, her small bow-shaped mouth with slightly-parted lips, her chin rounded, her wavy center-parted hair bound in a diadem, pulled back over the tops of her ears and tied into a chignon and top-knot
13 in. (33 cm.) high
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Lillian Schloss (1923-2012), New York.
The Collection of Lillian Schloss; Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 24 November 1987, lot 477.
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK STATE PRIVATE COLLECTION
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