29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
GBP 700 - GBP 900
A ROMAN BONE FIGURE OF APHRODITE
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Standing with drapery around lower body, central heavy fold with diamond pattern, hair centrally tied in a top knot, hair, eyes and brows painted in dark brown, venus wrinkles around her neck, separately attached arms bent at the elbow
8 in. (20.2 cm.) high
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Acquired by the present owner's family in the 1960s.
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