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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 182

    A ROMAN MARBLE MALE HEAD

    CIRCA LATE 2ND-EARLY 3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE MALE HEAD
    CIRCA LATE 2ND-EARLY 3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Depicted beardless, turned slightly to his right, his deeply-drilled hair upswept with prominent anastole (cowlick), likely from a relief, perhaps a sarcophagus
    7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Neil F. Phillips, Esq., Q.C.; Christie's, New York, 18 December 1997, lot 290.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS