4 June 2008,
Price realised USD 8,125
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A GODDESS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
With a full oval face, a pointed chin and small mouth, the straight nose merging with the arching brows, the thickly-lidded eyes unarticulated, her wavy hair center parted and rolled back, bound in a bun in four sections, two short tendrils falling before her ears
3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) high
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