• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 116

    AN EAST ROMAN ELONGATED BONE DOLL

    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    AN EAST ROMAN ELONGATED BONE DOLL
    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Venus wrinkles and pubic triangle indicated, wearing earrings and gilt wristbands on her extended arms, on perspex mount
    20 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the head of the figure is broken off, this lot will be sold as is and not subject ot return