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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 157

    A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF VENUS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF VENUS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The goddess depicted nude, her torso twisted slightly to her left, with her weight in her left hip, the right arm raised, the left lowered, remains of a support along her lower left leg
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Simone de Monbrison, Paris, 1987.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION