A Ramen bone doll (repaired and restored eyes repainted)
Lot 136
A Roman bone doll
Sold for £960 (US$ 1,605) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman bone doll
Circa 3rd Century A.D.
In two parts, the upper section wearing a belted chiton with finely rendered folds, the arms held forward, the hair dressed in a top knot, the lower section with long pleated folds of the chiton and two panels with crosses at the tips hanging down each side, the sandalled feet visible beneath, 7½in. (19cm.) high, mounted, repaired and restored, the eyes repainted

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  • Provenance:
    Ex Täckholm Collection, 1890-1940.
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