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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 167

    A ROMAN MARBLE VENUS

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MARBLE VENUS
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Depicted nude, standing with her weight on her right leg, the left extended slightly forward, her shoulders tilted to the right, with a narrow waist and rounded abdomen, her right arm lowered and joined to her hip by a strut, the separately-made left arm now missing, tresses of hair falling onto her shoulders
    10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    French Private Collection, 1920.