6 July 2016,
Price realised GBP 18,750
GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000
A ROMAN MARBLE GODDESS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
The draped figure standing with the weight on her left leg, right leg bent at the knee, wearing a long pleated chiton and a himation draped over her left shoulder and falling down the front of her body and left side, her attribute most likely held in her left hand, now missing
22 in. (56 cm.) high
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Rui da Silva
'Grange Style', House and Garden, July 1989, p. 104.
with Jean-Philippe Mariaud de Serres, Paris, 1980s.
Private collection, Los Angeles, acquired from the above prior to 1989.
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