11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 43,750
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
A ROMAN MARBLE VENUS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
The goddess depicted nude, leaning slightly forward, standing with her weight on her left leg, the right slightly advanced and bent at the knee, the right arm lowered with the hand likely once positioned over the pudendum, the left arm projecting outward, her head turned to her right, with a spade-shaped forehead, unarticulated lidded eyes, a slender nose and bow-shaped lips, the hair center parted and tied in a chignon by a fillet
13 in. (33 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
Belgian Private Collection, 1971.
Swiss Private Collection, 1993.
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