• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    A ROMAN MARBLE RELIEF HEAD

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE RELIEF HEAD
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The frontal head framed by curling Medusa-like locks, with heavy-lidded eyes, turned to the right, mounted on tall black stone pedestal
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high; pedestal 50 in. (127 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collection of Axel Guttmann (1944-2001), Berlin, acquired in the mid-1990s.