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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 152

    AN ITALIAN GREY MARBLE BUST OF PSYCHE

    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN GREY MARBLE BUST OF PSYCHE
    AFTER THE ANTIQUE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    24 in. (64 cm.) high


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    The original sculpture dating from the first century B.C. and now housed in the National Museum, Naples was found badly damaged in the amphitheatre at Capua. The sculpture although commonly known as Psyche of Capua more likely depicts Aphrodite

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage