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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 89

    A ROMAN MARBLE VENUS

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN MARBLE VENUS
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Of Venus Genetrix type, standing with weight on her left leg, right leg bent at the knee, her body enveloped in diaphanous drapery, her left breast exposed, folds of drapery held in the crook of her left arm, a tress of hair falling onto her left shoulder
    7 in. (17.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    with Korban Gallery Ltd., London, from whom acquired by the present owner in 1987.