9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
THREE PALMYRENE STUCCO MASKS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Likely architectural fragments, each with an animated expressions including a bearded man with thick hair, his brows furrowed, his nose broad; a youth with thick hair, a groove for the band across the fringe, his large nose pointed; and a female with her wavy hair center parted and bound in a patterned headcloth, her triangular nose pointed; all with deeply recessed eyes, black pigment for the pupils, their mouths agape
Bearded Man: 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high (3)
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European Private Collection, 1985.
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