11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 8,750
USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
A ROMAN WALL-PAINTING FRAGMENT
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Preserving a female tragic mask atop a shelf with beams below, the mask with a high onkos tied with a red fillet, with wide open eyes and an agape downturned mouth
8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) long
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Molly Morse Limmer
with Mathias Komor (1905-1984), New York, 1960s.
American Private Collection.
Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 20 October 2005, lot 176.
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