6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A ROMAN MARBLE HERM
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
In classicizing style, the head of a god emerging from the shaft, square in section, with a full beard and mustache trimmed straight across, high cheekbones and small almond-shaped eyes, the mouth recessed, the striated hair rolled back from his forehead, bound in a band and falling to the shaft, traces of pigment preserved in the hair
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
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with M. Simotti-Rocchi, Rome, 1976.
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