A Roman marble triad group - PASSPORT
Lot 141
A Roman marble Hekateion
Sold for £3,840 (US$ 6,447) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman marble Hekateion
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
The three standing conjoined goddesses each wearing a peplos tied under the bust, with a v-shaped neckline and long overfold falling at the hips and in long swags to the floor, their feet peeping out from beneath the folds, standing on a integral reel-shaped base, the back unmodelled, 9¾in (24.9cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Ex German private collection, Cologne circa 1960. Accompanied by a French export licence.

    Provenance:
    A Hekateion represents the three aspects of the goddess Hekate. Cf. L. Budde & R. Nicholls, A Catalogue of the Greek and Roman Sculpture in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, (Cambridge 1967), no.92, pl.31.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this is not a 'W' (heavy) item and so will be subject to the usual storage conditions.
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