8 June 2007
A ROMAN MARBLE SARCOPHAGUS FRAGMENT
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
Of strigillated type, preserving part of the central roundel with a portrait of the deceased woman within a circular frame, her head in three-quarter view to her right, with center-parted hair and thickly-lidded eyes, the upper portions of the strigillated flutes preserved on one side
21 in. (53.3 cm.) long
French Private Collection.
French Art Market, 1990s.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 29 October 2003, lot 39.
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The correct dimensions of this lot are 21 in. (53.3 cm.) long.
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