8 June 2004
A GREEK BRONZE MAIDEN
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 460 B.C.
Clad in a peplos, standing with her right leg slightly bent and visible beneath the drapery, holding a dove in her outstretched right hand, lifting the folds of her skirt with her left hand, her center-parted hair surrounding her face and pulled into a roll at the nape of her neck, the individual strands and the shallow folds of the drapery incised
4 in. (10.2 cm.) high
Dr. Peter Feuz and Frau Ulrike Feuz; Sotheby's, London, 3 December 1991, lot 127.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1993.
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For the type see no. 90, p. 95 in Mitten and Doeringer, Master Bronzes from the Classical World.
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